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Noun: caesarean section
  1. The delivery of a foetus 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, cesarean section [N. Amer], cesarian section [N. Amer], caesarian section, C-section, cesarean [N. Amer], cesarian [N. Amer], caesarean, caesarian, abdominal delivery

Derived forms: caesarean sections

Type of: delivery, obstetrical delivery

Encyclopedia: Caesarean section