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lo·chi·a

 (lō′kē-ə, lŏk′ē-ə)
pl.n. Medicine
The normal uterine discharge of blood, tissue, and mucus from the vagina after childbirth.

[Greek lokhia, from neuter pl. of lokhios, of childbirth, from lokhos, childbirth; see legh- in Indo-European roots.]

lo′chi·al adj.
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lochia

(ˈlɒkɪə)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a vaginal discharge of cellular debris, mucus, and blood following childbirth
[C17: New Latin from Greek lokhia, from lokhios, from lokhos childbirth]
ˈlochial adj
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Noun1.lochia - substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
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Lochia

lo·chi·a

n. loquios, flujo serosanguíneo del útero en las primeras semanas después del parto.
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lochia

n loquios, líquido que sale del útero después del parto
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