Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cesarean section.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun contraction of caesarean section.

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  • noun Short form of Caesarean section.

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Examples

  • “… Also creepy: mention of a breed where the dog has been shaped in such a way that purebreds can only give birth through C-section with human assistance …”

    Inubaka: Crazy for Dogs Book 14 » Manga Worth Reading

  • "Doctors need to better understand when a C-section is called for," she said.

    C-section rate in U.S. climbs to all-time high

  • Sue Hedberg, the director of the Florida-based Christian international adoption agency Celebrate Children International, was in Guatemala at the time of Mildred Alvarado's C-section.

    Erin Siegal: Excerpt: Finding Fernanda

  • Also creepy: mention of a breed where the dog has been shaped in such a way that purebreds can only give birth through C-section with human assistance.

    Inubaka: Crazy for Dogs Book 14 » Manga Worth Reading

  • Sue Hedberg, the director of the Florida-based Christian international adoption agency Celebrate Children International, was in Guatemala at the time of Mildred Alvarado's C-section.

    Erin Siegal: Excerpt: Finding Fernanda

  • Sue Hedberg, the director of the Florida-based Christian international adoption agency Celebrate Children International, was in Guatemala at the time of Mildred Alvarado's C-section.

    Erin Siegal: Excerpt: Finding Fernanda

  • However, having an emergency C-section after a difficult labor — including prolonged labor, membrane rupture or infection of the amniotic cavity — was associated with a heightened autism risk in offspring.

    Fever during pregnancy, diabetes and obesity may raise autism risk

  • However, having an emergency C-section after a difficult labor — including prolonged labor, membrane rupture or infection of the amniotic cavity — was associated with a heightened autism risk in offspring.

    Fever during pregnancy, diabetes and obesity may raise autism risk

  • She had been born by C-section in an operating room just a few floors below; normally the obstetricians would deliver the child in the adult hospital just next door, and expect the critical care staff to rush the incubator across the bridge between the two buildings, but Baby Girl Bristlethwait would in all likelihood not have survived the journey.

    Between Expectations

  • Sue Hedberg, the director of the Florida-based Christian international adoption agency Celebrate Children International, was in Guatemala at the time of Mildred Alvarado's C-section.

    Erin Siegal: Excerpt: Finding Fernanda

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