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detoxification

[dē‚täk·sə·fə′kā ·shən]
(biochemistry)
The act or process of removing a poison or the toxic properties of a substance in the body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prescriptive detoxification (four-week taper) in OBOT with buprenorphine will minimize provider-patient individualization of treatment and be contrary to the intention of federal legislation allowing OBOT.