Definition of replacement therapy in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Treatment aimed at making up a deficit of a substance normally present in the body.
- Hormone replacement therapy has been the conventional medical treatment recommended to help ease menopausal symptoms and to potentially decrease the risk of age-related diseases.
- ‘We have shown that leptin replacement therapy is an effective treatment for patients with lipodystrophies,’ he said.
- Hormone replacement therapy also guards against these uncomfortable attacks of heat and perspiration.
Definition of replacement therapy in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan