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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Desintoxicar

Detoxify (dee-TOX-ih-fy)
To make something less poisonous or harmful. It may refer to the process of removing toxins, poisons, or other harmful substances from the body.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.