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also cae·sar·e·an or cae·sar·i·an or ce·sar·i·an  (sĭ-zâr′ē-ən)
Of or relating to a cesarean section.
A cesarean section.


(sɪˈzɛərɪən) or


1. (Historical Terms) US variant spellings of Caesarean
2. (Surgery) US variant spellings of Caesarean


(sɪˈzɛər i ən)

1. (sometimes cap.) Also called cesar′ean sec`tion. an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus.
2. (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to a cesarean.
Also, caesarean , ce•sar′i•an.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cesarean - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)cesarean - 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)
Adj.1.cesarean - relating to abdominal delivery


n. cesárea;
___ sectioncirugía de parto.
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MONTREAL -- The risk for unplanned cesarean delivery is increased when maternal gestational weight gain exceeds the recommended amount - as it does in almost half of pregnancies in the United States.
Caption: John Francescon: "Gestational weight gain is a modifiable risk factor for unplanned cesarean delivery.
Indication of cesarean section in intrauterine fetal demise.
Educational and economic status, obesity and gestational age are risk factors for surgical site infections following cesarean sections.
Disengaging the head by an assistant during a cesarean delivery is probably the most successful and useful method for managing an impacted fetal head at cesarean.
Objective: To determine the frequency and factors leading to cesarean deliveries and its outcome in a Military Hospital of Sindh province.
KEY WORDS: Birth weight; Fetal weight; Cesarean section; Vaginal Birth after Cesarean section
High rates of cesarean sections are more likely in areas home to higher incomes, fewer minority residents and larger concentrations of obstetrician-gynecologists, according to researchers who presented their findings during the Annual Meeting.
Objective: This study explores the opinions of the Turkish women about cesarean delivery and the reasons and factors affecting their preference for it.
Dubai -- The number of pregnant women with a previous cesarean section (C.
I have had two cesarean sections and now I am going to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Keywords: Cesarean Section, Repeat Caesarean section, Maternal morbidity, Dense adhesions, Scar dehiscence.