sudden infant death syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “sudden infant death syndrome” in the English Dictionary

"sudden infant death syndrome" in British English

See all translations

sudden infant death syndromenoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation SIDS)
a ​medicalcondition in which a ​baby who is ​sleepingdiessuddenly for no ​obviousreason
(Definition of sudden infant death syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sudden infant death syndrome”
in Chinese (Simplified) 婴儿猝死综合征…
in Turkish Anî Bebek Ölümü Sendromu (ABÖS)…
in Russian синдром внезапной смерти младенца…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嬰兒猝死症候群…
in Polish (nagła) śmierć łóżeczkowa…
What is the pronunciation of sudden infant death syndrome?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More