Lochiostasis vs Lochia - What's the difference?

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Lochiostasis is a related term of lochia.


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(en-plural noun)
  • Normal post-partum vaginal discharge; blood, mucus, and placental tissue that are discharged from a female's vagina (similar to menstruation) for several weeks after she has given birth.
  • * 1822 , Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal
  • In April 1819, I attended a young married lady in her first pregnancy, in whose case the lochia began to diminish on the seventh day after parturition, [...]
  • * 1866 , Fleetwood Churchill, On the theory and practice of midwifery
  • Variations in the quantity, quality, or odour of the lochia not unnaturally excite great alarm in the mind of the patient, who regards any deviation in this secretion as a proof of serious disease. Yet very remarkable differences do occur, without any morbid affection of the uterus or vagina.
  • * 1884 , William Smoult Playfair, A Treatise on the Science and Practice of Midwifery , volume II (fifth edition), part III, chapter IX
  • In three or four days the distinctly bloody character of the lochia is altered. They have a reddish watery appearance, and are known as the lochia rubra'' or ''cruenta [...]
  • * 1921 , the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology , published by the American Gynecological Society
  • On the fifth day the coryza, cough and rash were all improved, but the patient was irrational; the lochia were thin, watery and odorless; [...]
  • * 1924 : The Canadian nurse , published by the Canadian Nurses' Association
  • Check lochia' and change sterile pad. If the patient's pulse is under 90, the fundus is firm and the ' lochia is normal, the patient may be left at the end ...
  • * 1927 , The Indian Veterinary Journal , published by the Indian Veterinary Association
  • In one Magra ewe which gave birth to twins, lochia continued for 8 days [...]
  • * 1946 : Nicholson Joseph Eastman and Emil Novak, Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey
  • By the fifth day, however, the lochia was normal in most of the patients and in only 4 patients was it heavy.
  • * 1998 , Giovanni Maciocia, Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine , page 609
  • For the first three or four days after delivery the lochia' are red; [...] three different types of ' lochia are distinguished: ‘lochia rubra’ or ‘red lochia’, ‘lochia serosa’ ‘serous lochia’, which appears five to six days after delivery, and ‘lochia alba’ meaning ‘white lochia’, the final lochial discharge [...]

    Usage notes

    * The word is sometimes treated as though it were a singular noun, in which case it is .