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Meaning of HORMONE-REPLACEMENT THERAPY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis
  2. [n]  hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis
 
 Synonyms: hormone replacement therapy, hormone-replacement therapy, HRT
 
 See Also: therapy

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: use of the female hormones estrogen and progestin (a synthetic form of progesterone) to replace those the body no longer produces after menopause.
 

 

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