bioidentical


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bioidentical

(bī′ō-ī-dĕn′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Identical in molecular structure to a compound made in the body: bioidentical hormones.

bioidentical

(bī′ō-ī-dĕn′tĭ-kĭl) [″ + ″]
Having the same chemical structure and function as a molecule found in nature.
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Washington, May 13 ( ANI ): A physician specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy has offered some tips to deal with dyspareunia, the technical term for pain during sexual intercourse, which can be related to mental or physical causes.
In an effort to put Chicago on the map as the healthiest city in the United States, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation's largest privately held specialty pharmacy offering bioidentical hormone therapy, and Ageology anti-aging physician network have formed a strategic alliance.
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