Translation of detoxify in Spanish:


desintoxicar, v.

Pronunciation /diˈtɑksəˌfaɪ/ /diːˈtɒksɪfʌɪ/

transitive verb detoxifies, detoxifying, detoxified

  • 1

    (addict/alcoholic) desintoxicar
    • Approximately ten to 15 patients a month chose to detoxify from heroin addiction exclusively by means of acupuncture.
    • Alcohol is frequently used by GHB abusers in an attempt to detoxify themselves from GHB; in the case of BD, alcohol may actually exacerbate and extend BD's toxic effects.
    • Most ambulatory patients with alcohol dependence can be detoxified quickly and safely without the use of psychoactive drugs.
    • This is to assist in the acquisition of a suitable property for a drug rehabilitation centre providing long-term accommodation and support for people who are trying to break a drug dependency addiction and detoxify in Alice Springs.
    • Whereas, at the Long Beach VA Medical Center, the drug-abusing patients had initially to be detoxified before they could be admitted to the neuropsychiatric inpatient service.
    • If insurance problems or other factors prevent referral, it is possible to detoxify the patient on an outpatient basis.
    • Whereas the patients admitted to the UCI Neuropsychiatric Center were billed for their diagnosis and treatment and, on admission to the hospital, they had not previously been detoxified.
    • After giving informed consent, participants were detoxified and entered into a 6-month outpatient naltrexone maintenance treatment program located in an urban university medical center.
    • Heroin use alters the physiology of the brain and proteins that accumulate in the brain remain there even after an addict has detoxified.
    • A study by Ray Byrne of Dublin Institute of Technology found that only 6 to 10 per cent of addicts on methadone programmes detoxify successfully.
    • She had been a heroin addict but had now detoxified and wanted to go out and see her children.
    • As a consequence, the vast majority of clients have been unable to receive acupuncture whilst detoxifying or trying to remain drug free.
    • Dr McLoughlin said what was needed was a place where alcoholics could detoxify.
    • For those detoxifying from alcohol, the success rate was 90%.
    • He said in August Gibbons had managed to detoxify and was now seeing the Swindon and Wiltshire Alcohol and Drugs Service regularly.
    • On the other hand, Rheinland-Pfalz has argued that drug-dependent persons in prison are usually already detoxified and that maintenance is therefore unnecessary.
    • Burnley magistrates were told how he wanted to go to prison to detoxify and had been disappointed when the community rehabilitation order had earlier been allowed to be continued.
    • He said that his client had hoped a place could be found for him at Gloucester House in Highworth so he could detoxify in the community.
    • For example, patients recently detoxified from AODs frequently experience subacute symptoms such as insomnia and anxiety that may linger for a few days or weeks.
  • 2

    (substance/material) eliminar la toxicidad de
    • The body has developed various mechanisms to detoxify the toxic substances.
    • This discovery bears tremendous significance for the bioremediation industry, as it is the first bacterium isolated that can detoxify vinyl chloride outside of laboratory conditions.
    • As for why the borer is able to withstand caffeine's toxic effects, there are some yeasts that detoxify chemicals, creating an edible food source for insects.
    • Before removal of the enclosures the rotenone was detoxified using an equivalent concentration of potassium permanganate.
    • Earlier studies had found that corn-earworm P450 genes make substances that detoxify one of celery's natural insecticides.
    • They provide sulforaphane, which fights cancer by stimulating enzymes that detoxify cancer-causing substances.
    • Accumulator plants produce methylated forms of selenium as a way to detoxify inorganic selenate.
    • Carotenoids help build vitamins and are strong antioxidants - chemicals that help animals detoxify harmful molecules called free radicals.
    • Because they are a part of the environment, the human body has developed mechanisms for eliminating or detoxifying many of these substances.
    • ADT induces cells to make extra amounts of an enzyme that can detoxify cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and other environmental contaminants, say the researchers.
    • A common feature of the GSTs is their ability to bind glutathione; another property is their ability to recognize and detoxify compounds with diverse chemical structures.
    • He suspects that Parkinson patients have defects in liver enzymes that usually serve to detoxify noxious chemicals.
    • It breaks down fats and detoxifies substances like alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, pesticides on produce, drugs, antibiotics, unfiltered water, chemicals, and additives in processed foods.
    • At this point, it becomes difficult for the body to maintain nutritional homeostasis, utilize nutrients appropriately, synthesize plasma proteins, and detoxify noxious substances.
    • Not all of this glyphosate is detoxified or broken down by the genetically modified soybean.
    • This information is essential to estimating the importance of detecting and detoxifying ethanol in fruits.
    • It functions to prevent the formation of superoxide radicals and detoxify a variety of foreign compounds.
    • This is also the process that detoxifies sulfite food additives.
    • I use a tap water conditioner that removes chlorine (breaks the chlorine bond) and detoxifies heavy metals.
    • In New York, restaurants that serve fugu must import fish that have been detoxified in Japan by having the poisonous parts removed and then deep frozen and shipped to the United States.