estrogen replacement therapy

noun

Definition of estrogen replacement therapy

: hormone replacement therapy involving the administration of estrogen without progestin

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Recent Examples on the Web In one famous example, estrogen replacement therapy after menopause was thought to have benefits in preventing heart and other problems; large studies showed this was not the case. Matthew Herper, STAT, "A flawed Covid-19 study gets the White House’s attention — and the FDA may pay the price," 8 July 2020

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Estrogen replacement therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/estrogen%20replacement%20therapy. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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estrogen replacement therapy

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estrogen re·​place·​ment therapy | \ -ri-ˈplā-smənt- How to pronounce estrogen replacement therapy (audio) \

Medical Definition of estrogen replacement therapy

: the administration of estrogen especially to treat menopausal symptoms and prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis abbreviation ERT

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