/dee tok'seuh fi kay"sheuhn/, n.
1. Biochem. the metabolic process by which toxins are changed into less toxic or more readily excretable substances.
2. the act of detoxifying.
3. the state of being detoxified.
4. a period of medical treatment, usually including counseling, during which a person is helped to overcome physical and psychological dependence on alcohol or drugs.
Also, detoxication.

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