Cesarean

Cesarean

[si-zair-ee-uhn]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
1.
Also called Cesarean section, C-section. an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a Cesarean.
Also, Caesarean, Caesarian, Cesarian (for defs 1, 2).

post-Cesarean, adjective
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Caesarean, Caesarian, Cesarean or Cesarian (sɪˈzɛərɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to any of the Caesars, esp Julius Caesar
 
n
2.  (sometimes not capital) surgery
 a.  short for Caesarean section
 b.  (as modifier): Caesarean birth; Caesarean operation
 
Caesarian, Caesarian, Cesarean or Cesarian
 
adj
 
n
 
Cesarean, Caesarian, Cesarean or Cesarian
 
adj
 
n
 
Cesarian, Caesarian, Cesarean or Cesarian
 
adj
 
n

Cesarean or Cesarian (sɪˈzɛərɪən)
 
adj
(US) variant spellings of Caesarean
 
Cesarian or Cesarian
 
adj

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cesarean
alt. spelling of caesarian (see also æ).
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cesarean ce·sar·e·an or 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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