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(loo″kŏ-rē′ă )

[leuko- + -rrhea]
A white, estrogen-related, scant-to-moderate, odorless, physiological vaginal discharge, normally preceding menarche and occurring during ovulation, during pregnancy, and in response to sexual excitement. Some women note an increased discharge related to oral contraceptive or hormone replacement therapy. Chronic cervicitis and vaginal infections are the most common causes of abnormal genital discharge. Signs of infection include increased discharge, change in color and consistency, odor, vulvar irritation, dysuria, and itching.
SYN: SEE: leukorrhagia; SEE: physiological leukorrhea
SEE: vaginitis

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Leukorrhea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745017/all/leukorrhea.
Leukorrhea. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745017/all/leukorrhea. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Leukorrhea. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745017/all/leukorrhea
Leukorrhea [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745017/all/leukorrhea.
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