disintoxication
noun see disintoxicate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disintoxication — /dis in tok si kay sheuhn/, n. detoxification (def. 4). [1925 30; DIS 1 + INTOXICATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • disintoxication — n. process of removing a poison or toxin (as in treatment of addiction to drugs or alcohol) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disintoxication — dis·intoxication …   English syllables

  • disintoxication — dis•in•tox•i•ca•tion [[t]ˌdɪs ɪnˌtɒk sɪˈkeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. med detoxification 2) …   From formal English to slang

  • disintoxication — |dis+ noun Etymology: dis + intoxication : the freeing of an individual from an intoxicating agent (as an addict from a drug) stored in the body * * * /dis in tok si kay sheuhn/, n. detoxification (def. 4). [1925 30; DIS 1 + INTOXICATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dis|in|tox|i|ca|tion — «DIHS ihn TOK suh KAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act or process of disintoxicating: »disintoxication from alcohol. 2. treatment for drug addiction or alcoholism: »a disintoxication clinic …   Useful english dictionary

  • disintoxicate — transitive verb Date: 1685 detoxify 2 • disintoxication noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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