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cesarean section

noun

Simple Definition of cesarean section

  • 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

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

Variants of 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


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cesarean section

noun

Medical Definition of cesarean section

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




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