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detoxicate

[ dee-tok-si-keyt ]
/ di藞t蓲k s瑟藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路tox路i路cat路ed, de路tox路i路cat路ing.
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Origin of detoxicate

1865鈥70; de- + Latin toxic(um) poison (see toxic) + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM detoxicate

de路tox路i路cant [dee-tok-si-kuhnt], /di藞t蓲k s瑟 k蓹nt/, adjective, nounde路tox路i路ca路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for detoxicate

detoxicate
/ (di藧藞t蓲ks瑟藢ke瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to rid (a patient) of a poison or its effects
to counteract (a poison)

Derived forms of detoxicate

detoxicant, adjective, noundetoxication, noun

Word Origin for detoxicate

C19: de- + -toxicate, from Latin toxicum poison; see toxic
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Medical definitions for detoxicate

detoxicate
[ d膿-t艔ks沫-k膩t鈥 ]

v.
To detoxify.

Other words from detoxicate

de鈥ox鈥瞚鈥ation n.
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