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cesarean section Explained

cesarean section at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Surgical removal of a fetus from the uterus through an abdominal incision at or before full term. It is usually performed when vaginal delivery would endanger the life or health of the mother or the child. Vaginal delivery is often possible in subsequent pregnancies. Cesarean section carries the usual risks of major surgery. Once overused, largely for fear of malpractice suits, its use has been greatly reduced by the natural childbirth movement.

cesarean section at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

cesarean section
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) [syn: {cesarean delivery}, {caesarean
delivery}, {cesarian section}, {caesarean section}, {C-section},
{cesarean}, {cesarian}, {caesarean}, {abdominal delivery}]

cesarean section at English (WD) Of Explained:

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