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hormone replacement therapy

1.
the administration of estrogen and progestin to alleviate symptoms of menopause and, in postmenopausal women, especially to protect against osteoporosis. Compare estrogen replacement therapy.
Abbreviation: HRT.
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hormone replacement therapy

noun
1.
a form of oestrogen treatment used to control menopausal symptoms and in the prevention of osteoporosis HRT
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hormone replacement therapy  
The therapeutic administration of estrogen and often progesterone to postmenopausal women in order to reduce symptoms and signs of estrogen deficiency, such as hot flashes and osteoporosis.
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