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SIDS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does SIDS mean? 

SIDS (noun)
  The noun SIDS has 1 sense:

1. sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

  Familiarity information: SIDS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SIDS (noun)


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Meaning:

Sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant during sleep

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

cot death; crib death; infant death; SIDS; sudden infant death syndrome

Hypernyms ("SIDS" is a kind of...):

death (the absence of life or state of being dead)

sleep apnea (apnea that occurs during sleep)


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