bioidentical

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adjective bio·iden·ti·cal \ˌbī-ō-ī-ˈden-ti-kəl\

Definition of bioidentical

  1. :  having the same molecular structure as a substance produced in the body bioidentical estrogens

1997

First Known Use of bioidentical

1997


Medical Dictionary

bioidentical

adjective bio·iden·ti·cal \ˌbī-ō-ī-ˈden-ti-kəl\

Medical Definition of bioidentical

  1. :  having the same molecular structure as a substance produced in the body bioidentical hormones

bioidentical

noun Proponents of bioidenticals suggest that they are safer than other hormones because they mimic a woman's hormones.—Roni Caryn Rabin, The New York Times, 28 Aug. 2007

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