Cae*sa"re*an, Cae*sa"ri*an (?), a. [L. Caesareus, Caesarianus.]
Of or pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars; imperial.
Caesarean section Surg., the operation of taking a child from the womb by cutting through the walls of the abdomen and uterus; -- so called because Julius Caesar is reported to have been brought into the world by such an operation.
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