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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Delayed puberty
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Accession:HP:0000823 term browser browse the term
Definition:Passing the age when puberty normally occurs with no physical or hormonal signs of the onset of puberty.
Comment:The age at which delayed puberty may be diagnosed in a person without signs of secondary sexual development is 13 years in a girl or 14 years in a boy.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Delayed pubertal development;   Delayed pubertal growth;   Pubertal delay
 alt_id: HP:0008859;   HP:0010466;   HP:0010467
 xref: MESH:D011628;   SNOMEDCT_US:123526007;   SNOMEDCT_US:400003000;   UMLS:C0034012

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the endocrine system 0
        Puberty and gonadal disorders 0
          Delayed puberty 0
            Delayed adrenarche 0
            Delayed menarche 0
            Delayed thelarche 0
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