Sudden-infant-death-syndrome meaning

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A fatal syndrome that affects sleeping infants under a year old, characterized by a sudden cessation of breathing and thought to be caused by a defect in the central nervous system.
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A syndrome of unknown cause, characterized by the sudden death of an apparently healthy infant, usually during sleep.
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A fatal syndrome that affects sleeping infants under a year old, characterized by a sudden cessation of breathing and thought to be caused by a defect in the central nervous system.
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A fatal condition that affects sleeping infants that are less than one year old and appear to be healthy. It is characterized by a sudden cessation of breathing and is thought to be caused by a defect in the central nervous system.
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(pathology) The sudden and unexplained death of an infant aged one month to one year, normally while sleeping.
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