oestrogen replacement therapymedical dictionary

<endocrinology, gynaecology> The use of oestrogenic substances in postmenopausal or other oestrogen-deficient women to alleviate effects of hormone deficiency, such as vasomotor symptoms, dyspareunia, and progressive development of osteoporosis.

American spelling: estrogen replacement therapy

(12 Dec 1998)

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