adjective & noun
- 1 (also Caesarean) variant spelling of cesarean.More example sentences
- Opponents also draw attention to the risks of elective Cesarean delivery to the mother and fetus during the initial procedure and for later pregnancies.
- The risk for infection and other surgical complications appear to be greater in women undergoing repeat cesarean delivery compared to those who are successful with a vaginal birth after Cesarean delivery.
- A caveat for these experiments is that the ewes were given betamethasone approximately 40 hours before studying the lambs because during previous experiments preterm lambs did not breathe after Cesarean delivery.
- 2 (Caesarean) Of or connected with Julius Caesar or the Caesars.More example sentences
- Some say the gesture was genuine, but others suspected it was but another instance of Caesarian politics, a carefully orchestrated event between he and Antony to reassure the mob that Caesar would not be king.
- He acquired and exercised a strong personal dominance, but this was soon threatened by the emergence of Octavian (the future Augustus), and the two locked in competition for the Caesarian leadership.
- Caesar's time, authoritatively printed in the calendar, has triumphed over the archaic oral proclamation of the kalends by the priesthood, just as the Caesarian style of politics has triumphed over the Republican.
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