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HRT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does HRT mean? 

HRT (noun)
  The noun HRT has 1 sense:

1. hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis

  Familiarity information: HRT used as a noun is very rare.


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HRT (noun)


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Meaning:

Hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

hormone replacement therapy; hormone-replacement therapy; HRT

Hypernyms ("HRT" is a kind of...):

therapy ((medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.))


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