\siːsˈe͡əɹi͡ən sˈɛkʃən], \siːsˈeəɹiən sˈɛkʃən], \s_iː_s_ˈeə_ɹ_iə_n s_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of CAESAREAN SECTION
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- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
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By Princeton University
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An incision made through the parietes of the abdomen and uterus to extract the foetus. In this manner, Julius Caesar is said to have been extracted.-Pliny. It is also called Hysterotom'ia, Hysterotomotoc'ia, Gastrometrotom'ia, Gasterhysterot'omy, Gastrometrot'ome, Gastrohysterot'omy. An incision has been made into the uterus through the vagina, constituting the Vaginal Caesarean Section, Gastroelytrotom'ia, Gastrelytrotom'ia, Gastrocolpotom'ia, Laparacolpotom'ia, Laparoelytrotom'ia, (F.) Operation cesarienne vaginale. The Caesarean section may be required when the mother dies before delivery; when there is some invincible obstacle to delivery from the faulty conformation of the pelvis; or when the child has passed into the abdominal cavity in consequence of rupture of the uterus.
By Robley Dunglison
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