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detoxification (n.)

1905, of substances, "action of depriving of poisonous qualities;" 1971, "removal of addictive substances from the body," originally in reference to habitual heavy drinkers of alcohol; see detoxify + noun ending -ation. As a type of alternative health treatment, by 1997.

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Definitions of detoxification from WordNet

detoxification (n.)
a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances;
detoxification (n.)
treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver);
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