caesarean

cae·​sar·​e·​an
variants: or less commonly caesarian

Definition of caesarean

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant spellings of cesarean

Caesarean

adjective
Cae·​sar·​e·​an | \ si-ˈzer-ē-ən How to pronounce Caesarean (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Caesarian

Definition of Caesarean (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Julius Caesar or Augustus Caesar or to one of the Caesars who succeeded Augustus Caesar as Roman emperor

First Known Use of caesarean

Adjective

1528, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of caesarean was in 1528

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“Caesarean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caesarean. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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caesarean

variants: also caesarian

Medical Definition of caesarean

variant of

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