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maltreatment

mal·treat·ment

/malˈtrētmənt/

Noun

An interrelated aspect of pediatric trauma that is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child