cot death


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cot death

n. Chiefly British
Sudden infant death syndrome.

cot death

n
(Pathology) the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleep. Technical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (US and Canadian): crib death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cot death - sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep
death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep
Translations
مَوْت سَريري
úmrtí kojence ve spánku
vuggedød
beşik ölümü

cot death

n (Brit) → Krippentod m, → plötzlicher Kindstod

cot

(kot) noun
1. (American crib) a small bed with high sides for a child etc. One of the wooden rails of the cot is broken.
2. (American) a camp bed.
ˈcot death noun
(American crib death) the sudden death of a baby during sleep, which cannot yet be explained medically.
cottage (ˈkotidʒ) noun
a small house, especially in the country or in a village. a holiday cottage in Devon.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cot death is the leading cause of death in babies over one month old, taking over 300 infants' lives every year.
The warning came as figures released by the National Assembly revealed Wales has almost eliminated the scourge of cot death, with provisional figures for 2005 showing that it accounted for the lives of just three babies.
COT death claimed the life of a Birmingham baby, despite a battle by doctors to save him, an inquest heard.
Young babies who sleep in a bed with their parents are at higher risk of cot death, according to new research.
Mothers who have placenta defects during pregnancy are up to three times more likely to have a baby who suffers a cot death, research suggested yesterday.
Their figures show 175 children in the two countries died from cot death last year compared to 192 in 2002 and a fall from 280 fatalities five years ago.
Sharing a bed with an infant less than eight weeks old increases the risk of cot death
MERSEYSIDE parents are being warned their babies face a higher risk of cot death if they share a bed with them.
PARENTS could be putting their babies at risk of cot death by using breathing monitors.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), commonly known as cot death, is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby for no obvious reason.
KEVIN McKidd swapped Beverly Hills for Ben Nevis to raise funds for a cot death charity.
NINE out of 10 mothers who lose a baby to cot death are smokers, a new study has concluded.