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Glossary: sudden infant death syndrome, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

sudden infant death syndrome

(suh-DEN in-FUNT deth SIN-drome)

The sudden and unexpected death of a healthy child who is younger than one year old, usually during sleep. The cause of sudden infant death syndrome is not known. Also called crib death and SIDS.

2005-07-08

2008-01-16