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crib death

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1965-1970
1965-70
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crib death

noun
1.
(US & 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
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crib death in Medicine

crib death n.
See sudden infant death syndrome.

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crib death in Science
crib death
  (krĭb)   
See sudden infant death syndrome.
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