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hormone replacement therapy

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hormone replacement therapy (plural hormone replacement therapies)

  1. (medicine, chiefly serotherapy) 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.
    Elderly women can use estrogenic hormone replacement therapy to alleviate postmenopausal symptoms.

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