estrogen replacement therapy

[ es-truh-juhn ri-pleys-muhnt ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˈɛs trə dʒən rɪˌpleɪs mənt ˌθɛr ə pi /

noun

the administration of estrogen to alleviate symptoms of menopause and, in postmenopausal women, to protect against osteoporosis. Abbreviation: ERT

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Origin of estrogen replacement therapy

First recorded in 1955–60

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Medical definitions for estrogen replacement therapy

estrogen replacement therapy

n.

The administration of estrogen, especially in postmenopausal women, to relieve symptoms and conditions associated with estrogen deficiency, such as hot flashes and osteoporosis.
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Scientific definitions for estrogen replacement therapy

estrogen replacement therapy

The therapeutic administration of estrogen to postmenopausal women in order to reduce symptoms and signs of estrogen deficiency, such as hot flashes and osteoporosis.
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