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cesarean section

noun, often capitalized C

medical : a surgical operation for giving birth in which a cut is made in the mother's body so that the baby can be removed through the opening

Full Definition of CESAREAN SECTION

:  surgical incision of the walls of the abdomen and uterus for delivery of offspring

Variants of CESAREAN SECTION

cesarean section or caesarean section

Origin of CESAREAN SECTION

from the legendary association of such a delivery with the Roman cognomen Caesar
First Known Use: 1615

cesarean section

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CESAREAN SECTION

:  surgical incision of the walls of the abdomen and uterus for delivery of offspring

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