Definition of crib death in English:

crib death

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noun

North American term for cot death.
More example sentences
  • SIDS, also called crib death or cot death, occurs when babies suffocate accidentally or stop breathing in an event called sleep apnea.
  • Because review of previous studies failed to establish a clear association between ALTE and SIDS, the panel recommended discarding previously used terms, including ‘near-miss SIDS’ or ‘aborted crib death.’
  • But this joyous occasion was soon met with sorrow, when the infant died suddenly of crib death.

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adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something