hormone replacement therapy

noun
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

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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1966

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HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY Defined for English Language Learners

hormone replacement therapy

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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