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Meaning of LOCHIA

Pronunciation:  'lowkeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
 

LOCHIA is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lo*chi"a\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ?, pl., fr. ? belonging
to childbirth, ? a lying in, childbirth.] (Med.)
The discharge from the womb and vagina which follows
childbirth.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The vaginal discharge in the early weeks following childbirth.
 

 

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