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replacement therapy

noun

Definition of replacement therapy

  1. :  therapy involving the supply of a substance (as a hormone or nutrient) lacking in or lost from the body — compare estrogen replacement therapy, hormone replacement therapy



1944

First Known Use of replacement therapy

1944


Medical Dictionary

replacement therapy

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

Medical Definition of replacement therapy

  1. :  therapy involving the supplying of something (as nutrients or blood) lacking from or lost to the system—see estrogen replacement therapy, hormone replacement therapy




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