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estrogen replacement therapy

noun

Definition of estrogen replacement therapy

  1. :  hormone replacement therapy involving the administration of estrogen without progestin



1967

First Known Use of estrogen replacement therapy

1967


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estrogen replacement therapy

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noun estrogen re·place·ment therapy \-ri-ˈplā-smənt-\

Medical Definition of estrogen replacement therapy

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




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