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adj. & n.
Variant of cesarean.
(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.
or Cae•sar•i•an(sɪˈzɛər i ən)
1. pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars.n.
2. (usu. l.c.) cesarean.
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|Noun||1.||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)|
abdominal delivery, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section
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|