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Meaning of “C-section” in the English Dictionary

"C-section" in British English

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C-sectionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈsiːˌsek.ʃən/ mainly US
a ​caesarean (= an ​operation in which a woman's uterus is ​cutopen to ​allow a ​baby to be ​born): Doctors had to ​perform an ​emergency C-section. The ​baby was ​born by C-section.
(Definition of C-section from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"C-section" in American English

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C-sectionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsiˌsek·ʃən/ medical
abbreviation forcesarean (​section)
(Definition of C-section from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “C-section”
in Chinese (Simplified) 部腹产手术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部腹產手術…
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