noun (sometimes lowercase)
Related formspost-Ce·sar·e·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for cesarean
One out of three births in the U.S. is a Cesarean section and about a quarter of all labor is induced.
The surgical risks of a fifth cesarean section also cannot be downplayed.
Even after just one cesarean, a woman can experience extensive scarring, which causes the operation to be technically challenging.
Fifteen percent of deaths in California were directly related to cesarean sections.
On New Year's Eve, doctors decided a cesarean was necessary.
The maternal mortality after cesarean section increases with the age of the patient.
For some years he held the post of Cesarean poet at Vienna, which he resigned to the more celebrated Metastasio.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
She had even survived the Cesarean operation, and reached a great age notwithstanding her scandalous insobriety.Acrobats and Mountebanks|Hugues Le Roux
For some women with very small bones Cesarean section is necessary if they are to produce living children.Radiant Motherhood|Marie Carmichael Stopes
It may be necessary to do cesarean section to liberate an incarcerated placenta.