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adj. & n.
Variant of cesarean.
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.