C-section
C-section C-section n. contraction of {caesarean section}.

Syn: cesarean section, cesarian section,, cesarean, cesarian, caesarean. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • C-section — [sē′sek΄shən] n. Informal CESAREAN (SECTION): also written c section …   English World dictionary

  • C-section — [ˈsi: ˌsekʃən] n AmE informal a ↑caesarean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • C-section — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms C section : singular C section plural C sections mainly American a caesarean …   English dictionary

  • C-section — noun C section is used before these nouns: ↑delivery …   Collocations dictionary

  • C-section — C sec|tion [ si ,sekʃən ] noun count or uncount a CESAREAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • C-section — C sec•tion [[t]ˈsiˌsɛk ʃən[/t]] n. Informal. srg inf cesarean …   From formal English to slang

  • C-section — Short for Caesarian section, a procedure in which a baby, rather than being born vaginally, is surgically extracted (removed) from the uterus. As the name Caesarian suggests, this is not exactly a new procedure. It was done in ancient… …   Medical dictionary

  • C-section — 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

  • C-section — noun Date: 1973 cesarean section …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • C-section — /see sek sheuhn/, n. Informal. See Cesarean section. * * * …   Universalium

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