[ si-zair-ee-uhn ]
/ sɪˈzɛər i ən /
noun (sometimes lowercase)
Also called Cesarean section, Informal, C-section . an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus.
of or relating to a Cesarean.
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Also Cae·sar·e·an, Caesarian, Cesarian (for defs. 1, 2) .
OTHER WORDS FROM Cesareanpost-Ce·sar·e·an, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Cesarean
I was rushed into a cesarian section and delivered a healthy baby girl.
In the Cesarian operation for instance, which is often the only remaining resort, but one female out of six recovers.
British Dictionary definitions for Cesarean
/ (sɪˈzɛərɪən) /
US variant spellings of Caesarean
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Medical definitions for Cesarean
Of or relating to a cesarean section.
A cesarean section.
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