cesarean delivery

cesarean delivery
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)
Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑caesarean (for: ↑caesarean), ↑cesarian (for: ↑cesarian), ↑cesarean (for: ↑cesarean)
Hypernyms: ↑delivery, ↑obstetrical delivery
Part Meronyms: ↑hysterotomy

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  • cesarean section — or caesarean section noun Usage: often capitalized C Etymology: from the legendary association of such a delivery with the Roman cognomen Caesar Date: 1615 surgical incision of the walls of the abdomen and uterus for delivery of offspring …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • abdominal delivery — 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) • Syn: ↑cesarean delivery, ↑caesarean delivery, ↑caesarian delivery, ↑cesarean section, ↑cesarian… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • caesarian delivery — 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) • Syn: ↑cesarean delivery, ↑caesarean delivery, ↑cesarean section, ↑cesarian section, ↑caesarean… …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstetrical delivery — noun the act of delivering a child • Syn: ↑delivery • Derivationally related forms: ↑deliver (for: ↑delivery) • Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑deed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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