Translation of detoxify in Spanish:


desintoxicar, v.

Pronunciation /diˈtɑksəˌfaɪ//diːˈtɒksɪfʌɪ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (alcoholic/addict) desintoxicar
    • Heroin use alters the physiology of the brain and proteins that accumulate in the brain remain there even after an addict has detoxified.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Dr McLoughlin said what was needed was a place where alcoholics could detoxify.
    • 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.
    • Approximately ten to 15 patients a month chose to detoxify from heroin addiction exclusively by means of acupuncture.
    • 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.
    • He said in August Gibbons had managed to detoxify and was now seeing the Swindon and Wiltshire Alcohol and Drugs Service regularly.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • For those detoxifying from alcohol, the success rate was 90%.
    • Most ambulatory patients with alcohol dependence can be detoxified quickly and safely without the use of psychoactive drugs.
    • If insurance problems or other factors prevent referral, it is possible to detoxify the patient on an outpatient basis.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
  • 2

    (substance/material) eliminar la toxicidad de
    • 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 discovery bears tremendous significance for the bioremediation industry, as it is the first bacterium isolated that can detoxify vinyl chloride outside of laboratory conditions.
    • Not all of this glyphosate is detoxified or broken down by the genetically modified soybean.
    • They provide sulforaphane, which fights cancer by stimulating enzymes that detoxify cancer-causing substances.
    • I use a tap water conditioner that removes chlorine (breaks the chlorine bond) and detoxifies heavy metals.
    • 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.
    • It breaks down fats and detoxifies substances like alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, pesticides on produce, drugs, antibiotics, unfiltered water, chemicals, and additives in processed foods.
    • He suspects that Parkinson patients have defects in liver enzymes that usually serve to detoxify noxious chemicals.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Accumulator plants produce methylated forms of selenium as a way to detoxify inorganic selenate.
    • At this point, it becomes difficult for the body to maintain nutritional homeostasis, utilize nutrients appropriately, synthesize plasma proteins, and detoxify noxious substances.
    • The body has developed various mechanisms to detoxify the toxic 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.
    • This is also the process that detoxifies sulfite food additives.
    • Because they are a part of the environment, the human body has developed mechanisms for eliminating or detoxifying many of these substances.
    • Carotenoids help build vitamins and are strong antioxidants - chemicals that help animals detoxify harmful molecules called free radicals.