HyperDic: hormone_replacement_therapy

English > 1 sense of the expression hormone replacement therapy:
NOUNacthormone replacement therapy, hormone-replacement therapy, HRThormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women
English > hormone replacement therapy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaninghormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis.
Synonymshormone-replacement therapy, HRT
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

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