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Origin of crib death
First recorded in 1965–70
Words nearby crib death
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British Dictionary definitions for crib death
US and Canadian the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleepTechnical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cot death
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Medical definitions for crib death
[ krĭb ]
sudden infant death syndrome
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Scientific definitions for crib death
[ krĭb ]
See sudden infant death syndrome.
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