battered child syndrome

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bat·tered child syndrome

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

the array of physical injuries exhibited by young children who have been beaten repeatedly or otherwise abused by their parents or guardians.

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.