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Caesarean

[si-zair-ee-uh n] /sɪˈzɛər i ən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars:
a Caesarean conquest.
noun
2.
(sometimes lowercase) Cesarean.
Also, Caesarian.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin Caesare(us) of Caesar + -an
Related forms
post-Caesarean, adjective

Cesarean

[si-zair-ee-uh n] /sɪˈzɛər i ən/
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.
3.
Also, Caesarean, Caesarian, Cesarian (for defs 1, 2).
Related forms
post-Cesarean, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for caesarians

Caesarean

/sɪˈzɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to any of the Caesars, esp Julius Caesar
noun
2.
(sometimes not capital) (surgery)
  1. short for Caesarean section
  2. (as modifier): Caesarean birth, Caesarean operation

Cesarean

/sɪˈzɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
(US) variant spellings of Caesarean
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Word Origin and History for caesarians

caesarean

see caesarian.

cesarean

alternative spelling of caesarian (see also æ).

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caesarians in Medicine

caesarean n.
Variant of cesarean.

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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