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Meaning of estrogen replacement therapy

es'trogen replace"ment ther"apy

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the administration of estrogen, esp. in postmenopausal women, to reduce the chance of osteoporosis and sometimes to lower cholesterol levels. Abbr.: ERT
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