A woman who has had her uterus removed can take the estrogen "unopposed"—that is, without the addition of progestin.—Consumer Reports
Examples of unopposed in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebCourt of Appeals Judge Waymond Brown is unopposed for the court's District 7 position.—Michael R. Wickline, arkansasonline.com, 25 Nov. 2023 Banks’ request to push back the trial date was unopposed, but her bid for more time to seek evidence was not.—Marc Hogan, Pitchfork, 26 Oct. 2023 Entering public office In 2015, Johnson ran unopposed for a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives.—Jo Yurcaba, NBC News, 26 Oct. 2023 Running for re-election unopposed for now are incumbent Councilmembers Raul Campillo, who represents San Diego’s eastern suburbs in District 7, and Marni von Wilpert, who represents the city’s north inland neighborhoods in District 5.—David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Oct. 2023 The current mayor, a Republican, is running unopposed for re-election.—David Streitfeld, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2023 Phillips knew that Burkhart, who is in his first term representing a new state House district in north Tennessee, had run unopposed in 2022.—TIME, 12 Oct. 2023 In 2013, he was appointed an acting justice of the state’s trial court and ran unopposed for a permanent post in 2015.—Michael R. Sisak, Fortune, 1 Oct. 2023 Cullen, who was an unopposed candidate for the position, takes over for outgoing president Michael Winship, who announced his decision to not seek reelection of his longtime post over the summer.—Variety, NBC News, 22 Sep. 2023 See More
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: 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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