ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY
\ˈɛstɹəd͡ʒən ɹɪplˈe͡ɪsmənt θˈɛɹəpi], \ˈɛstɹədʒən ɹɪplˈeɪsmənt θˈɛɹəpi], \ˈɛ_s_t_ɹ_ə_dʒ_ə_n ɹ_ɪ_p_l_ˈeɪ_s_m_ə_n_t θ_ˈɛ_ɹ_ə_p_i]\
Definitions of ESTROGEN REPLACEMENT THERAPY
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The use of hormonal agents with estrogen-like activity in postmenopausal or other estrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, dyspareunia, and progressive development of osteoporosis. This may also include the use of progestational agents in combination therapy.
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