Definition of Caesarean section

1. Noun. The delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way).




Definition of Caesarean section

1. Noun. (AU NZ British) delivery Delivery of a baby through an incision in the womb. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesarean Section

caecum vestibulare
caenogeneses
caenogenesis
caenophidian
caenophidians
caenorhabiditis elegans
caeoma
caeomas
caerule
caerulein
caerulin
caeruloplasmin
caesalpin
caesarean
caesarean delivery
caesarean section (current term)
caesareans
caesarians
caesarisms
caesars
caese
caesian
caesious
caesium
caesium-137
caesium chloride
caesium clock
caesiums
caespitose

Literary usage of Caesarean section

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Abdominal caesarean section with sterilization under local anaesthesia seems ... Of these factors the caesarean section removes only the bearing down of the ..."

2. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"1873) a successful case of caesarean section in a woman, aet. ... The Caesarean section was made by M. Marcet (' Progr├Ęs Med.,' 1873) on a multipara, who, ..."

3. Transactions by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of New York (1879)
"The methods of procedure in the caesarean section are so well known that .a repetition is not required. In its performance all possible risks to toth mother ..."

4. A Treatise on the Science and Practice of Midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1884)
"THE caesarean section has perhaps given rise to more discussion than any other ... The period at which the caesarean section was first resorted to is not ..."

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