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adj. & n.
Variant of cesarean.
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(Historical Terms) of or relating to any of the Caesars, esp Julius Caesar
(Surgery) (sometimes not capital) surgery
a. short for Caesarean section
b. (as modifier): Caesarean birth; Caesarean operation.
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or Cae•sar•i•an

(sɪˈzɛər i ən)

1. pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars.
2. (usu. l.c.) cesarean.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Caesarean - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)caesarean - 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.caesarean - relating to abdominal delivery
2.Caesarean - of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar
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Cesarean (US) [siːˈzɛərɪən] N (also Caesarean operation or section) → (operación f de) cesárea f
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Caesarian [sɪˈzɛəriən] Cesarean (US) n (also Caesarean section) → césarienne fCaesarean section Caesarian section, Cesarean section (US) ncésarienne fCaesar salad caesar salad [ˌsiːzərˈsæləd] nsalade f césar
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, (US) Cesarean
adjcäsarisch, Cäsaren-; (= of Caesar)cäsarisch
n (Med: also Caesarean section) → Kaiserschnitt m; he was a Caesareaner wurde mit Kaiserschnitt entbunden; she had a (baby by) Caesareansie hatte einen Kaiserschnitt
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Cesarean (Am) [sɪːˈzɛərɪən] n (also Caesarean section) → (taglio) cesareo
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However, as long as the procedure remains uncomplicated, as most cesareans are, than early infant care at the head of the operating table, or even directly on the mother's chest, is a very achievable goal.
Prior studies have found that China's rate of nonmedically indicated cesareans has risen dramatically and is the highest in Asia.
These flaws include the use of studies that were too small to be statistically significant or to be able to measure specific outcomes with accuracy, the inclusion of studies where there was no vaginal birth comparison group, the inclusion of studies looking specifically at mode of delivery outcomes for breech birth, and the clear omission of the only available national data about cesareans on maternal request from the mothers themselves, provided by the second national Listening to Mothers survey that was released just prior to the meeting.
The objective of the current study was to assess changes in the use and timing of antepartum indicated cesareans and other categories of cesarean in Oregon before and after the implementation of Oregon's hard stop policy, using various methods to control for secular trends in elective early delivery before and after the hard stop policy.
At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where roughly 35% of the 6,500 deliveries each year are by cesarean, an obstetrics-gynecology "customization of care" task force is working to standardize what is being referred to nationally as gentle or natural cesareans, as well as family- or patient-centered cesarean delivery.
Further discussion with a consultantobstetrician is needed when the womanwith one previous cesarean has a complicated current pregnancy or there were difficulties at previous cesarean, she has had two previous cesareans or the woman requires induction of labour.
Many cesareans are scheduled for non-medical reasons, often before term.
While the report does not mention any connection, it is possible that planned cesareans and early inductions contribute to this kind of prematurity.
cesarean births, we do know that cesareans carry risk for both women and their babies.
The researchers believe that the upsurge in cesarean deliveries over the last decade may be caused by changes in physician behavior and institutional practices, and that these changes may be a factor in black women's increased rates of both cesareans and stillbirth.
Lacking from the study were details about the prior cesareans that might have influenced what was seen in the subsequent deliveries, such as why the individuals had undergone their cesareans and how many prior cesareans they had had.