sudden adult death syndrome

noun

the unexpected death of a young adult, usually due to undetected inherited heart diseaseAlso called: sudden death syndrome, sudden cardiac death Abbreviation: SADS, SDS, SCD

Nearby words

  1. sudatorium,
  2. sudatory,
  3. sudbury,
  4. sudd,
  5. sudden,
  6. sudden death,
  7. sudden infant death syndrome,
  8. suddenly,
  9. sudeck's atrophy,
  10. sudermann

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