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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a cesarean section.
  • n. A cesarean section.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to Julius Caesar.
  • n. Short form of Caesarean section.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as cæsarean, cæsarian.
  • adj. same as caesarian.
  • n. same as cesarean section.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See Cæsarean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  • adj. relating to abdominal delivery

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