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hormone replacement therapy

noun

Simple Definition of hormone replacement therapy

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

Full Definition of hormone replacement therapy

  1. :  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

1966

First Known Use of hormone replacement therapy

1966


Medical Dictionary

hormone replacement therapy

noun

Medical Definition of hormone replacement therapy

  1. :  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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