Origin and Etymology of cesarean section
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
CESAREAN SECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cesarean section for English Language Learners
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
medical Definition of cesarean section
- Even a history of multiple cesarean sections need not exclude a pregnant woman from attempting a vaginal delivery, new research indicates.
- —Science News, 27 Aug. 1988
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