unopposed

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adjective un·op·posed \ˌən-ə-ˈpōzd\

Definition of unopposed

  1. 1 :  not opposed an unopposed invasion :  having no opponent a politician who is running for election unopposed

  2. 2 medical :  being or relating to estrogen replacement therapy in which a progestin (such as medroxyprogesterone acetate ) is not coadministered to reduce the potential risks (such as endometrial cancer) associated with estrogen used alone A woman who has had her uterus removed can take the estrogen “unopposed”—that is, without the addition of progestin. — Consumer Reports

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Medical Dictionary

unopposed

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adjective un·op·posed \-ə-ˈpōzd\

Medical Definition of unopposed

  1. :  being or relating to estrogen replacement therapy in which a progestin (as medroxyprogesterone acetate) is not coadministered to reduce the potential risks (as endometrial cancer) associated with estrogen used alone


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