cesarean, Cesarean, caesarean, Caesarean, caesarian, Caesarian, cesarian, Cesarian

(si-zar′ē-ăn, -zer′ )

[fr. the legend that such an operation was performed for the birth of Julius Caesar]

1. Pert. to a cesarean section.
2. A cesarean section. Cesarean is the most common spelling variant in the U.S. Both the capitalized and uncapitalized forms are acceptable. Writers should be consistent with whatever form they prefer.

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