Cesarean
Cesarean Ce*sa"re*an, Cesarian Ce*sa"ri*an, a. Same as {C[ae]sarean}, {C[ae]sarian}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cesarean — cesarean, cesarian cesarian . same as {cesarean section}. Syn: cesarean section, cesarian section, caesarean section, C section, cesarean, caesarean. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cesarean — UK [sɪˈzeərɪən] / US [sɪˈzerɪən] or cesarean section UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cesarean : singular cesarean plural cesareans medical mainly American a caesarean …   English dictionary

  • cesarean — cesarian cesarianadj. 1. same as {caesarian}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cesarean — alternative spelling of CAESARIAN (Cf. caesarian) (see also Æ (Cf. æ)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cesarean — Denoting a c. section, which was included under lex cesarea, Roman law (715 B.C.); not because performed at the birth of Julius Caesar (100 B.C.). * * * ce·sar·e·an or cae·sar·e·an also ce·sar·i·an or cae·sar·i·an si zar ē ən, zer adj of,… …   Medical dictionary

  • cesarean — or caesarean; also cesarian or caesarian noun Usage: often capitalized Date: circa 1903 cesarean section • cesarean or caesarean also cesarian or caesarian adjective, often capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cesarean — /si zair ee euhn/, n. (sometimes l.c.) 1. Also called Cesarean section, C section. an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a Cesarean. 3. Caesarean …   Universalium

  • Cesarean — adj. pertaining to a Cesarean section; pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars (emperors of ancient Rome) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cesarean — ce•sar•e•an [[t]sɪˈzɛər i ən[/t]] n. 1) srg (sometimes cap.) Also calledcesar′ean sec tion. an operation by which a fetus is taken from the uterus by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus. 2) srg (sometimes cap.) of or pertaining to …   From formal English to slang

  • cesarean — 1. adjective Of or relating to . 2. noun Short form of Caesarean section. Syn: c section …   Wiktionary

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