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sudden infant death syndrome

noun

: the death of a healthy baby that happens for no known reason while the baby is sleeping

Full Definition of SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

:  death of an apparently healthy infant usually before one year of age that is of unknown cause and occurs especially during sleep —abbreviation SIDS —called also crib death
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First Known Use of SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

1970
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sudden infant death syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

:  death of an apparently healthy infant usually before one year of age that is of unknown cause and occurs especially during sleep—abbreviation SIDS; called also cot death, crib death

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