caesarian


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Synonyms for caesarian

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

relating to abdominal delivery

of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar

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During 2008, the University Hospital of North Tees had a caesarian section rate of 18% compared to 25% nationally.
When Fiona fell pregnant again she wrongly assumed she would have to have another caesarian section but daughter Rosie was delivered naturally on July 5.
Steve Wild, clinical director for obstetrics and gynaecology at the trust said they recorded their lowest caesarian section rate for three years.
Relation between private health insurance and high rates of caesarian section in Chile: qualitative and quantitative study.
She said, 'The figures on Caesarians are very depressing considering the number of initiatives we have got out there.