hormone replacement therapy

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hormone replacement therapy (countable and uncountable, plural hormone replacement therapies)

  1. (medicine, especially serotherapy) Any of several medical regimens that introduce hormones to the body to replace lost or unavailable ones.
    Trans woman 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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