hormone replacement therapy


hormone replacement therapy

noun

medical : the use of the hormone estrogen to treat symptoms of menopause

Full Definition of HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

:  the administration of estrogen often along with a synthetic progestin especially to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause and reduce the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis —abbreviation HRT

First Known Use of HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

1966

hormone replacement therapy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

: the administration of estrogen often along with a synthetic progestin especially to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause and reduce the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis—abbreviation HRT

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