shaken-baby syndrome

(noun) “[A] group of medical symptoms such as brain swelling and retinal hemorrhage resulting from forcefully shaking or impacting an infant’s head” (OpenStax College 2012).

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OpenStax College. 2012. Challenges Families Face. Connexions, June 5, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42890/1.3/).