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Shaken-baby-syndrome



noun
1.
a usually fatal condition of abused infants brought on by violent shaking by the arms or shoulders that causes severe internal bleeding, especially around the brain and in the eyes.
shaken baby syndrome
noun
1.
a combination of physical injuries and conditions such as brain damage and broken bones, sometimes leading to death, caused by the vigorous shaking of an infant or young child

shaken baby syndrome shak·en baby syndrome (shā’kən)
n.
A syndrome in infants in which brain injury is caused by shaking of such violence that the child’s brain rebounds against the skull, resulting in bruising, swelling, and bleeding of the brain and often leading to permanent, severe brain damage or death.
shaken baby syndrome
(shā’kən)
A condition in infants in which brain injury is caused by violent shaking that causes the child’s brain to rebound against the skull. This results in bruising, swelling, and bleeding of the brain, often leading to permanent, severe brain damage or death.

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