Origin of lochiaModern Latin from Gr, neuter plural of lochios, of childbirth from Indo-European an unverified form loghos, bed from base an unverified form legh-, to lie
Origin of lochiaGreek lokhia from neuter pl. of lokhios of childbirth from lokhos childbirth ; see legh- in Indo-European roots.
- The word is sometimes treated as though it were a singular noun, in which case it is uncountable.
From Latin lochia, from Ancient Greek Î»Î¿Ï‡ÎµÎ¯Î± (lokheia), neuter plural of Î»Î¿Ï‡ÎµÎ¯Î¿Ï‚ (lokheios, “of childbirth"), from Î»ÏŒÏ‡Î¿Ï‚ (lokhos, “childbirth").