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Download the .dot file Maxey makes available on this page. In MS Word 2010, go to File . . . Options . . . Advanced . . . File Locations . . . Startup and find the location of the startup folder for Word, and copy the .dot file there.
Now the next time you start Word you'll find on the Add-ins tab an option for VBA Find and Replace. Click on this option and a new window will open that will allow you to upload a list of terms to find and replace. You just need to make a simple list of the terms in an Excel file - the terms to search for in the first column and the terms they should be replaced with in column B. Choose 'a predefined Excel list', and then select the Excel file and click 'Execute'. Your Word document will be updated.