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cesarean section

also caesarean section
n.
A surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus, performed to deliver a fetus.

[From the traditional belief that Julius Caesar(or his eponymous ancestor) was born by this operation.]
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Caesarean section

n
(Surgery) a surgical incision through the abdominal and uterine walls in order to deliver a baby
[C17: from the belief that Julius Caesar was so delivered, the name allegedly being derived from caesus, past participle of caedere to cut]
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Noun1.Caesarean 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)caesarean 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)
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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De acordo com o Ministerio da Saude, o diagnostico de Microcefalia nao determina a via de parto obstetrica, ou seja, o parto pode ocorrer de forma natural, ou cesariana quando realmente for necessario.
Paciente foi submetida a cesariana de emergencia com auxilio da equipe de cirurgia geral.
O medo e a ansiedade podem interromper as delicadas influencias neurohormonais que interferem no trabalho de parto e no nascimento, aumentando a possibilidade de ser necessaria intervencao cirurgica (cesariana).
Recomendacao tambem possivel apos cesariana com anestesia peridural, pois mesmo que as maes e os bebes nao consigam iniciar a amametacao na primeira hora, essa aproximacao proporciona o contato pele a pele e este o inicio do vinculo familiar (11).
Por lado, verifica-se pelo laudo pericial que a cesariana era necessaria e que a fratura da perna ocorreu pela acao da medica, nao sendo essa consequencia natural do parto cesareo.
(2005): "Colonizacion y municipalizacion cesariana en la Ulterior".
Asi, el texto disena una figura monarquica de raigambre cesariana cuyos moldes no ejemplarizan la linea adecuada de mando.
Em sintonia com a visao internacional, o Ministerio da Saude (Brasil, 2013) adota definicao bastante similar, sendo mais especifico em relacao ao entendimento de nascimento de forma espontanea, afirmando ser o parto normal aquele com trabalho de parto de inicio espontaneo, sem inducao, sem aceleracao, sem utilizacao de intervencoes como forceps ou cesariana, sem uso de anestesia geral, raquidiana ou peridural durante o trabalho de parto e parto.