cot death

noun

Definition of cot death

British

  1. :  the death of a healthy baby that happens for no known reason while the baby is sleeping :  sudden infant death syndrome

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a small house

    :  cover, sheath

    :  stall

  1. :  a small usually collapsible bed often of fabric stretched on a frame

    :  crib

  1. : cotangent

deathplay
  1. :  a permanent cessation of all vital (see vital 1b) functions :  the end of life — compare brain death

    :  an instance of dying

    :  the cause or occasion of loss of life


Medical Dictionary

cot death

noun

Medical Definition of cot death

  1. chiefly British :  sudden infant death syndrome


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