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hormone replacement therapy Syllabification: hor·mone re·place·ment ther·a·py
(abbreviation: HRT)

Definition of hormone replacement therapy in English:


Treatment with estrogens with the aim of alleviating menopausal symptoms or osteoporosis.
Example sentences
  • 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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