NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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sudden infant death syndrome
(suh-DEN in-FUNT deth SIN-drome)
A disorder marked by 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.