TITLE

lochia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1264
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term lochia. The puerperal discharge of blood, mucus, and tissue from the uterus. The character of the discharge progresses through three stages as the normal autolytic healing process proceeds. For the first two to four days, the discharge is distinctly blood-tinged. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234427

 

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