Definition of hormone replacement therapy in English:

hormone replacement therapy

Line breaks: hor|mone re¦place|ment ther|apy
(abbreviation: HRT)


[mass noun]
  • Treatment with oestrogens with the aim of alleviating menopausal symptoms or osteoporosis.
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    • The standard treatment of ovarian failure and hot flashes has been hormone replacement therapy.
    • Sixteen of these women completed five years of treatment with continuous combined hormone replacement therapy and six withdrew from the study.
    • Secondly, the trials used either oestrogen alone or combination hormone replacement therapy.

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