Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Science / Biology / Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): A disorder resulting in the unexpected death during sleep of infants, usually between the ages of two weeks and one year. The causes are not fully understood, but are believed to involve failure of automatic respiratory control.

Other Words for Death

Death Noun Synonyms: demise, decease, passing, dying, end
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Other Words for Sudden

Sudden Adjective Synonyms: unexpected, unannounced, unanticipated, unforeseen, unwonted, surprising, startling, precipitate, abrupt, quick, immediate, rapid, swift, brisk, impetuous, hasty, rash, impulsive
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Noonan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Noonan Syndrome: A condition characterized by short stature and ovarian or testicular dysfunction, mental deficiency, and lesions of the heart. MORE

Marfan Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Marfan Syndrome: Autosomal dominant condition of connective tissue: affects the skeletal, ocular and cardiovascular systems. MORE

Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS)

Technology / Motorcycle / Parked Motorcycle Syndrome (PMS): PMS is defined as Parked Motorcycle Syndrome. This is a common disease that occurs in the winter when a rider is unable to take his/her motorcycle out for a ride and is forced to think about things ot MORE

Payable-On-Death

Business / Taxes / Payable-On-Death: A bank account titled payable-on-death (POD) lets you name one or more beneficiaries to whom the assets are paid when you die. POD accounts can be useful estate planning tools in the states where they MORE

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Prader-Willi Syndrome: A condition characterized by obesity and insatiable appetite, mental deficiency, small genitals, and short stature. May be deletion of #15 chromosome. MORE

Permadeath

Entertainment / Video Games / Permadeath: A blend of 'permanent' and 'death.' The act of a player choosing to have his character be killed off for good, and not revived or respawned in any way. MORE

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