lochia definition

  • noun-plural:
    • medication the standard uterine discharge of blood, tissue, and mucus through the vagina after childbirth.
    • The release through the uterus and vagina which follows childbirth.
  • noun:
    • typical post-partum vaginal release; bloodstream, mucus, and placental structure that are discharged from women's vagina (like menstruation) for a number of weeks after she has provided birth.
    • In Greek misconception, a surname of this goddess Artemis (Diana), as the protectress of females in childbearing.
    • [NL.] A genus of noctuid moths for the subfamily Cosmiin√¶, in relation to the Australian L. apicalis.
    • compound discharged through the vagina (cellular dirt and mucus and blood) that slowly decreases in quantity during months after childbearing
  • others:
    • In medicine, the evacuations through the uterus and vagina which follow childbearing.

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