lochia

noun
lo·​chia | \ ˈlō-kē-ə How to pronounce lochia (audio) , ˈlä- How to pronounce lochia (audio) \
plural lochia

Medical Definition of lochia

: a discharge from the uterus and vagina following delivery

Other Words from lochia

lochial \ -​əl How to pronounce lochial (audio) \ adjective

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“Lochia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lochia. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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