Lochia

In the field of the obstetrics, lochia is the vaginal discharge after giving birth (puerperium) containing blood, mucus, and uterian tissue. Lochia discharge typically continues for 4 to 6 weeks after childbirth. It is sterile for the first 2–3 days, but not so by the third or fourth day, as the uterus begins to be colonized by vaginal commensal...
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Lochia

• (n. pl.) The discharge from the womb and vagina which follows childbirth.
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lochia

<obstetrics> The vaginal discharge that takes place during the first week or two after childbirth. ... Origin: Gr. Lochia ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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lochia

(Gr. lochia) the vaginal discharge that takes place during the first week or two after childbirth.
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lochia

(lo´ke-ә) a vaginal discharge occurring after childbirth. Lochia discharge should be checked every 15 minutes for the first hour after delivery, once every hour for the first 8 hours, and then every 8 hours. adj., lo´chial., adj. lochia alba the final vaginal discharg...
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lochia

noun substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
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Lochia

[moth] Lochia is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. ...
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Lochia

Lo·chi'a noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ..., plural, from ... belonging to childbirth, ... a lying in, childbirth.] (Medicine) The discharge from the womb and vagina which follows childbirth.
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Lochia

A discharge from a female pig after it gives birth.
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Lochia

For a couple of weeks or more after the birth the woman loses a mixture of blood and mucus through the vagina, like a very heavy period at first but lessening over time. It generally begins as a bright red discharge and gradually turns a brownish colour. Some women find it becomes bright red again if they are too active too soon.
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lochia

Green colored post-partum discharge. The appearance of lochia before delivery indicates placental separation and impaired blood flow to the fetuses.
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lochia

lochia The vaginal discharge that takes place during the first week or two after childbirth.
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Lochia

Lochia: The fluid that weeps from the vagina for a week or so after delivery of a baby. At first the lochia is primarily blood, followed by a more mucousy fluid containing dried blood, and finally a clear-to-yellow discharge.
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Lochia

The discharge after childbirth of blood and fragments of the uterine lining from the site where the placenta was attached
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Lochia

The discharge of blood and tissue from the uterus after the birth of the baby.
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Lochia

The discharge of blood, mucus, and other fluids from the vagina after childbirth.
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Lochia

The discharge of blood, mucus, and other fluids from the vagina after childbirth.
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Lochia

The uterine discharge following birth, changing from reddish the first few days, to yellowish or clear after a couple of weeks. Many traditional skills of a midwife or partera center around evaluating the qualities and progress of lochia.
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lochia

The vaginal discharge that appears post-delivery and in the bitch is green colored
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lochia

This is the term used to refer to the vaginal discharge of mucus, blood, and tissue, which may continue for up to six weeks after delivery.
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lochia

Type: Term Pronunciation: lō′kē-ă Definitions: 1. Discharges from the vagina of mucus, blood, and tissue debris, following childbirth.
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Lochia

Vaginal discharge
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lochia

Vaginal discharge after delivery
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Lochia

Vaginal discharge and bleeding that resembles a heavy period and continues after delivery for about six weeks before tapering off.
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Lochia

Vaginal discharge from the womb and vagina for approximately two -six weeks after the delivery of a baby. The discharge contains blood, mucus and tissue and is similar to that of a menstrual period. The color and consistency will change as time progresses until the discharge completely tapers off. At first, the discharge will be bright red and m......
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