cesarean operation


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ce·sar·e·an sec·tion (CS),

(se-zā'rē-ăn),
incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus (abdominal hysterotomy) for extraction of the fetus.

ce·sar·e·an op·er·a·tion

(se-zār'ē-ăn op'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
Incision through the abdominal wall and the uterus (abdominal hysterotomy) for extraction of the fetus.
Synonym(s): Caesarean operation.
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In spite of the best intentions, the obstetrician will occasionally lacerate the baby's face or scalp as the uterus is entered sharply during a cesarean operation.
This was the woman's first cesarean operation, which was personally followed up on by Ali Al-Shamrani, the hospital's director.
NNA - Deputy Abdel Majid Saleh confirmed on Thursday in an interview with "Voice of Lebanon" (Voice of Freedom and Dignity) that "the cabinet formation process has become a cesarean operation in light of the struggles between Deputy Michel Aoun and President Michel Sleiman".