replacement therapy

noun

Definition of replacement therapy

  1. :  therapy involving the supply of a substance (such as a hormone or nutrient) lacking in or lost from the body — compare estrogen replacement therapy, hormone replacement therapy

First Known Use of replacement therapy

1902


Medical Dictionary

replacement therapy

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noun re·place·ment therapy \ri-ˈplā-smənt-\

Medical Definition of replacement therapy

  1. :  therapy involving the supplying of something (as nutrients or blood) lacking from or lost to the system—see estrogen replacement therapy, hormone replacement therapy


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