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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.
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The liver can filter, detoxify, or store harmful substances.
To improve our health and quality of life, we can choose to detoxify or remove that which does not contribute to our well-being.
The local government intends to detoxify the land on the spot if they can obtain the approval of the local residents, local government officials said.
This pattern is consistent with an inability to detoxify [poisons], especially heavy metals," such as mercury or lead, James says.
1986), when combined with lipoic acid, helps to improve an individual's ability to detoxify (Packer et al.
Decatur/Atlanta Renew Detoxify Rejuvenate Your Health: thru 10/16.
The new product, which is extract drink richly containing minerals, amino acids, humic acid and fulvic acid, helps detoxify the body and maintain health.
Mice lacking Nrf2 also showed less activity in genes encoding proteins that detoxify pollutants and that support cell survival and growth.
The hypothermic response will buy time for the rodent's body to detoxify harmful agents, but it may also slow the clearance of some chemicals.