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A cesarean section.
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ce•sar•e•an(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.adj.
2. (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to a cesarean.Also, caesarean , ce•sar′i•an.
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|Noun||1.||C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)|
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section
hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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C-sectionV. cesarean section.
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