Definition of cesarean noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cesarean

 noun
noun
NAmE//sɪˈzɛriən//
 
(also cesarean section, C-section, Canadian English Caesarean, Caesarean section, informal section)[countable, uncountable]
 
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a medical operation in which an opening is cut in a woman's body in order to take out a baby an emergency cesarean The baby was born by cesarean section. She had to have a C-section.
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