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Caesarean section

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noun

surgical incision through the abdominal and uterine walls in order to deliver a baby

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Word Origin for Caesarean section

C17: from the belief that Julius Caesar was so delivered, the name allegedly being derived from caesus, past participle of caedere to cut
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caesarean section

n.

Variant ofcesarean section
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