Lochial
Lochial Lo"chi*al, a. [Cf. F. lochial.] Of or pertaining to the lochia. [1913 Webster]

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  • lochial — See lochia. * * * …   Universalium

  • lochial — Relating to the lochia …   Medical dictionary

  • lochial — adj. (Medicine) of or pertaining to lochia (uterine discharge after childbirth) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lochial — lo·chi·al …   English syllables

  • lochial — adjective see lochia * * * lōˈchial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lochia …   Useful english dictionary

  • lochia — lochial, adj. /loh kee euh, lok ee euh/, n., pl. lochia. Med. the liquid discharge from the uterus after childbirth. [1675 85; < NL < Gk, n. use of neut. pl. of LÓCHIOS of childbirth, equiv. to lóch(os) childbirth (akin to léchesthai to lie down; …   Universalium

  • 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. * * * Discharges from the… …   Medical dictionary

  • lochia — noun Normal post partum vaginal discharge; blood, mucus, and placental tissue that are discharged from a females vagina (similar to menstruation) for several weeks after she has given birth. See Also: lochial, lochia rubra, lochia serosa, lochia… …   Wiktionary

  • dyslochia — dys·lo·chia (dis loґke ə) [dys + lochia] disordered lochial discharge …   Medical dictionary

  • lochia — [ lɒkɪə, ləʊ ] noun Medicine the normal discharge from the uterus after childbirth. Derivatives lochial adjective Origin C17: mod. L., from Gk lokhia, neut. plural (used asnoun) of lokhios of childbirth …   English new terms dictionary

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