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ce·sar·e·an

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

(sɪˈzɛərɪən) or

Cesarian

adj
1. (Historical Terms) US variant spellings of Caesarean
2. (Surgery) US variant spellings of Caesarean
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ce•sar•e•an

(sɪˈzɛər i ən)

n.
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.
[1900–05]
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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
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Translations

ce·sar·e·an

n. cesárea;
___ sectioncirugía de parto.
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