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sudden infant death syndrome

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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fatal syndrome that affects sleeping infants under a year old, characterized by a sudden cessation of breathing and thought to be caused by a defect in the central nervous system. Also called crib death.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The sudden and unexplained death of an infant aged one month to one year, normally while sleeping.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

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