replacement therapy

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replacement therapy

noun

Definition of REPLACEMENT THERAPY

:  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

First Known Use of REPLACEMENT THERAPY

1944

re·place·ment therapy

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

Medical Definition of REPLACEMENT THERAPY

: 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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