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crib death

crib death

n
(Medicine) US and Canadian the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleep. Technical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cot death

sud′den in′fant death′ syn`drome



n.
death from cessation of breathing in a seemingly healthy infant, almost always during sleep.
Abbr.: SIDS Also called crib death.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crib 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
موت سَريري
úmrtí kojence ve spánku
vuggedød
beşik ölümü

crib death

n (US) → Krippentod m, → plötzlicher Kindstod

crib

(krib) noun
1. a cradle.
2. (American) a child's cot.
3. a translation used when studying a text in a foreign language.
4. a manger.
verbpast tense, past participle cribbed
to copy. She cribbed the answer from her friend's work.
ˈcrib death noun
(American) cot death; the sudden death of a baby durintg sleep, which cannot yet be explained medically.

crib death

n. muerte de cuna, síndrome de muerte infantil súbita.

crib death

n muerte f de cuna, síndrome m de muerte súbita infantil (form)
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is also known as cot death or crib death and involves the unexplained death of a baby younger than a year.
The implication of this policy recommendation is that parents can prevent crib death by being more vigilant at night.
com)-- Sudden death syndrome is the leading cause of death in babies between 1 month and 1 year of age in the US Approximately 1,500 babies are victims of crib death in the US every year.
For the uninformed, SIDS, also called cot or crib death, is the unexpected death of a healthy baby 12 months or younger during sleep, and is definitely an unwelcome and dreadful nightmare for any parent.
In one example, the authors tell the stories of grieving mothers charged with child abuse after each lost several children to crib death.
In "Tree Roots," for example, a couple mourns the crib death of their daughter, while a new neighbor systematically severs the roots of mature trees growing on their shared property line.
the earth and toward the little crib death spaces in between the stars,
The experiment may give researchers an animal model to test the effect of drugs on serotonin systems dysfunctions in the brain and help pinpoint biological risks for crib death in humans, according to the report last week in the journal Science.
The term cot death is often used in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, while crib death is sometimes used in North America.
In Palahniuk's tale, the narrator is another professional writer, journalist Carl Streator, dispatched to investigate a spate of mysterious cases of crib death.
Odom won't be with Team USA: Odom is expected to withdraw from USA Basketball's training camp in the wake of the crib death of his infant son, Jayden.