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caesarian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caesarean  \C[ae]*sa"re*an\,  Caesarian  \C[ae]*sa"ri*an\,  a.  [L. 
  Caesareus  Caesarianus.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  C[ae]sar  or  the  C[ae]sars;  imperial. 
 
  {C[ae]sarean  section}  (Surg.),  the  operation  of  taking  a 
  child  from  the  womb  by  cutting  through  the  walls  of  the 
  abdomen  and  uterus;  --  so  called  because  Julius  C[ae]sar 
  is  reported  to  have  been  brought  into  the  world  by  such  an 
  operation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caesarian 
  adj  1:  relating  to  abdominal  delivery  [syn:  {cesarean},  {cesarian}, 
  {caesarean}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  or  in  the  manner  of  Julius  Caesar  [syn:  {Caesarian}, 
  {Caesarean}] 




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