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cradle cap

Syllabification: cra·dle cap

Definition of cradle cap in English:

noun

A skin condition sometimes seen in babies caused by excessive production of sebum, characterized by areas of yellowish or brownish scales on the top of the head.
Example sentences
  • Use a soft bristle baby brush, tooth brush, or combs to comb your baby's hair with every bath if your baby has cradle cap.
  • In very young babies there's a kind of eczema called cradle cap, where there's scaling on the scalp.
  • If the patch of cradle cap is large and thick, first try softening it by rubbing on warm mineral oil.

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