caesarean section

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caesarean section:

see cesarean sectioncesarean section
, delivery of an infant by surgical removal from the uterus through an abdominal incision. The operation is of ancient origin: indeed, the name derives from the legend that Julius Caesar was born in this fashion. Until advancements in the late 19th cent.
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Caesarean section

surgical incision through the abdominal and uterine walls in order to deliver a baby
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Jona Ann Sumahit, obstetrics and gynecological specialist of the provincial hospital, performed the ceasarian section with two physicians.
They had to be delivered by Ceasarian section otherwise the chances of them living would have been infinitesimally small.
The proportion of children delievered by Ceasarian section was 22.