caesarian delivery


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Noun1.caesarian delivery - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)caesarian delivery - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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Caesarian delivery rates and pregnancy outcomes: the 2005 WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America.
The World Health Organisation found that high rates of Caesarian delivery are associated with higher rates of maternal illness.