battered child syndrome

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bat·tered child syndrome

(băt′ərd)
n.
A combination of physical injuries or conditions, such as broken bones, bruises, burns, and malnutrition, experienced by a child as a result of gross abuse, usually by a parent or other caregiver.

bat′tered child′ syn`drome


n.
the array of physical injuries exhibited by young children who have been beaten repeatedly or otherwise abused by their parents or guardians.
[1960–65]
Translations

bat·tered child syndrome

n. síndrome del niño maltratado, continuo abuso físico o psicológico infringido en un niño por sus padres o por un guardián encargado de su cuidado.