Definition of Caesarean delivery

1. Noun. The delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesarean Delivery

caecum cupulare
caecum vestibulare
caenogeneses
caenogenesis
caenophidian
caenophidians
caenorhabiditis elegans
caeoma
caeomas
caerule
caerulein
caerulin
caeruloplasmin
caesalpin
caesarean
caesarean delivery (current term)
caesarean section
caesareans
caesarian section
caesarians
caesarisms
caesars
caese
caesian
caesious
caesium
caesium-137
caesium chloride
caesium clock
caesiums

Literary usage of Caesarean delivery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"after the usual caesarean delivery, but admitting that they do occur rarely and realizing that there can be no intraperitoneal adhesions in a clean case ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1892)
"The only apprehension in a footling caesarean delivery is that the uterus may contract around the neck of the child ..."

3. Measuring Up: Improving Health System Performance in Oecd Countries by Canada Health Canada (2002)
"... that a second pregnancy following a caesarean delivery will be dangerous for the mother, because of the weaknesses caused by scarring of the uterus. ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1897)
"Contrary to what is often stated, sudden emptying of the uterus does not necessarily predispose to bleeding ; in caesarean delivery, the child is suddenly ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1890)
"It was enough to be forced to credit the first caesarean delivery in North America (1769) to a slave-mother of Jamaica, who used the knife upon herself; ..."

6. Okay, Girls by Helen Gilbert (2006)
"I'm sure today they would perform a caesarean delivery, but in 1961 it just was not done unless they thought it was an emergency. After five or six months, ..."

7. A textbook of gynæcological surgery by Comyns Berkeley, Victor Bonney (1913)
"These risks, however, are much less than those of performing an abdominal section, and perhaps a caesarean delivery, in a patient unprepared, ..."

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