replacement therapy

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replacement therapy re·place·ment therapy (rĭ-plās'mənt)
n.
Therapy designed to compensate for a lack or deficiency arising from inadequate nutrition, from certain dysfunctions, or from losses, as by the administration of natural or synthetic substances.

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