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battered child syndrome

noun bat·tered child syndrome \ˌbat-ərd-\

Medical Definition of BATTERED CHILD SYNDROME

:  the complex of physical injuries (as fractures, hematomas, and contusions) that results from gross abuse (as by a parent) of a young child—compare shaken baby syndrome

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May 24, 2015
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