cot death definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Sudden infant demise problem.
    • The unexplained loss of a baby, usually during sleep.
    • sudden and unanticipated death of an apparently healthier baby while asleep
    • Chiefly British Sudden baby demise problem.
    • The unexplained loss of an infant, often while sleeping.
    • unexpected and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant while asleep

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