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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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It may well be that the plateau in crib deaths is telling us that we have reached the limits of our abilities to effect any further decline with our recommendations about sleep environments.
I was fascinated with one of her journal articles reporting on the work she did with colleagues, checking six genes known to be associated with sudden deaths, which span the entire life cycle, from crib deaths in infants to what has been labeled, at one time, sudden unexplained nocturnal deaths, better known in the Philippines as "bangungot" and also known as "nightmare death syndrome.
A hospital in Malda District, which provides healthcare services to the district and other nearby areas, has witnessed a sudden surge in crib deaths.
THE deathly procession of crib deaths continue to haunt the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government.
Severe cold weather leading to breathing trouble, along with low birth weight and infection were the prime causes behind the crib deaths.
30 INFANTS DIE/INDIA: The horror of crib deaths is haunting Kolkata's Dr BC Roy Postgraduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences once again with the reports of at least 30 infants dying in the hospital in the past three days.
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There have been 200 crib deaths in the past year and at least 40 farmer suicides.