hormone replacement therapy

noun

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

First Known Use of hormone replacement therapy

1966


HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Defined for English Language Learners

hormone replacement therapy

noun

Definition of hormone replacement therapy for English Language Learners

  • medical : the use of the hormone estrogen to treat symptoms of menopause


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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

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