sudden infant death syndrome Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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 Learners 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…
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