Cesarean-section meaning

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A surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus, performed to deliver a fetus.
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A surgical operation for delivering a baby by cutting through the mother's abdominal and uterine walls.
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A surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus, performed to deliver a fetus.
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A surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus, performed to deliver a fetus.
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(US, medicine) Alternative spelling of Caesarean section.
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Origin of cesarean-section

  • From the traditional belief that Julius Caesar (or his eponymous ancestor) was born by this operation

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition