from The American Heritage® 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.
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- n. The sudden and unexplained death of an infant aged one month to one year, normally while sleeping.
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- n. sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
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