estrogen replacement therapy


estrogen replacement therapy

noun

Definition of ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY

:  hormone replacement therapy involving the administration of estrogen without progestin

First Known Use of ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY

1967

estrogen re·place·ment therapy

noun \-ri-ˈplā-smənt-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY

: the administration of estrogen especially to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis—abbreviation ERT

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