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Noun: cesarean section
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: caesarean section)
  1. 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 delivery [N. Amer], caesarean delivery, caesarian delivery, cesarian section [N. Amer], caesarean section, caesarian section, C-section, cesarean [N. Amer], cesarian [N. Amer], caesarean, caesarian, abdominal delivery

Derived forms: cesarean sections

Type of: delivery, obstetrical delivery

Encyclopedia: Cesarean section, repeat