hormone replacement therapy

hormone replacement therapy
hormone replacement therapy NOUN treatment with certain hormones to alleviate menopausal symptoms or osteoporosis.

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  • Hormone replacement therapy — may refer to:*Hormone replacement therapy (menopause) *Hormone replacement therapy (female to male) *Hormone replacement therapy (male to female)ee also*Hormone therapy …   Wikipedia

  • hormone replacement therapy — n the administration of estrogen often along with a synthetic progestin esp. to ameliorate the symptoms of menopause and reduce the risk of postmenopausal osteoporosis abbr. HRT * * * (HRT) the administration of hormones to correct a deficiency;… …   Medical dictionary

  • hormone replacement therapy — noun hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis • Syn: ↑hormone replacement therapy, ↑HRT • Hypernyms: ↑therapy * * * noun [noncount] medical : the use of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hormone replacement therapy — N UNCOUNT: usu N n If a woman has hormone replacement therapy, she takes the hormone oestrogen, usually in order to control the symptoms of the menopause. She has been on hormone replacement therapy for four years and looks fantastic …   English dictionary

  • hormone-replacement therapy — noun hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis • Syn: ↑hormone replacement therapy, ↑HRT • Hypernyms: ↑therapy …   Useful english dictionary

  • hormone replacement therapy — noun Any of several medical regimens that introduce hormones to the body to replace lost or unavailable ones. Male to female transsexuals often undergo hormone replacement therapy using estrogens and antiandrogens. Syn: HRT …   Wiktionary

  • Hormone replacement therapy (menopause) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a system of medical treatment for surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and to a lesser extent postmenopausal women. It is based on the idea that the treatment may prevent discomfort caused by diminished… …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone replacement therapy (male-to-female) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual people replaces the hormones naturally occurring in their bodies with those of the other sex. However, not all cases of hormone replacement therapy are used by transgendered people …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone replacement therapy (female-to-male) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual people replaces the hormones naturally occurring in their bodies with those of the other sex. However, not all cases of hormone replacement therapy are used by transgendered people …   Wikipedia

  • Hormone replacement therapy (trans) — Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual people may refer to:*Hormone replacement therapy (female to male) *Hormone replacement therapy (male to female) …   Wikipedia

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