caesarean section

Definition of caesarean section

n.1.(Surg.) the operation of taking a child from the womb by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus; - so called because Julius Cæsar is reported to have been brought into the world by such an operation; - called also caesarean.

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abdominal delivery, C-section, caesarean, caesarean delivery, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, delivery, hysterotomy, obstetrical delivery
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