hormone replacement therapyhormone replacement therapy
(plural hormone replacement therapies)
- (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.
hormone replacement therapy - Medical Definition
n. Abbr. HRT