hormone therapy

noun

Definition of hormone therapy

  1. :  the therapeutic use of hormones: such asa :  the administration of hormones especially to increase diminished levels in the body; especially :  hormone replacement therapyb :  therapy involving the use of drugs or surgical procedures to suppress the production of or to inhibit the effects of a hormone (such as estrogen or testosterone) hormone therapy to treat breast or prostate cancer

1914

First Known Use of hormone therapy

1914


Medical Dictionary

hormone therapy

noun
variants: or

hormonal therapy

Medical Definition of hormone therapy

  1. :  the therapeutic use of hormones: asa:  the administration of hormones especially to increase diminished levels in the body; especially :  hormone replacement therapyb:  therapy involving the use of drugs or surgical procedures to suppress the production of or inhibit the effects of a hormone (as estrogen or testosterone) hormone therapy to treat breast or prostate cancer


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