Medical Dictionary

hormone replacement therapy

noun

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

Browse

May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears