cesarean section

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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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Cesarean section

Surgery to delivery a baby through an incision in the mother’s abdomen.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cesarean 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)cesarean 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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cesarean section

n operación cesárea, cesárea (fam)
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-- Consider a postmortem cesarean section only if the procedure can be initiated within 4 minutes of maternal cardiac arrest, Dr.