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1. Hormone
A biochemical substance that is produced by a specific cell or tissue and causes a change or activity in a cell or tissue located elsewhere in an organism.

2. Hormone replacement
This is therapy for the failure of the respective organ to produce a certain hormone . It involves the administration of the hormone orally (e.g. L-thyroxine ), transdermally (e.g. estrogen ), or subcutaneously. In the case of ovarian failure, estrogen is often given transdermally. If the patient has a uterus, concomitant administration of progestrone is needed or else endometrial hyperplasia and adenocarcinoma may be caused by unopposed estrogen.

3. Hormones
Chemical substances that are produced in the endocrine glands and travel in the blood to target organs where they elicit a response.

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