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[Gr. lochia, childbirth] The puerperal discharge of blood, mucus, and tissue from the uterus. The character of the discharge progresses through three stages in the normal autolytic healing process. or lochial (-ăl ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Lochia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753487/all/lochia.
Lochia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753487/all/lochia. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Lochia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753487/all/lochia
Lochia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753487/all/lochia.
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