[ dee-tok-si-keyt ]
/ diˈtɒk sɪˌkeɪt /
verb (used with object), de·tox·i·cat·ed, de·tox·i·cat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM detoxicatede·tox·i·cant [dee-tok-si-kuhnt], /diˈtɒk sɪ kənt/, adjective, nounde·tox·i·ca·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for detoxicate
/ (diːˈtɒksɪˌkeɪt) /
to rid (a patient) of a poison or its effects
to counteract (a poison)
Derived forms of detoxicatedetoxicant, adjective, noundetoxication, noun
Word Origin for detoxicate
C19: de- + -toxicate, from Latin toxicum poison; see toxic
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Medical definitions for detoxicate
[ dē-tŏk′sĭ-kāt′ ]
Other words from detoxicatede•tox′i•ca′tion n.
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