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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:Growth delay
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Accession:HP:0001510 term browser browse the term
Definition:A deficiency or slowing down of growth pre- and postnatally.
Comment:Poor or abnormally slow gains in weight or height in a child.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Delayed growth;   Growth deficiency;   Growth failure;   Growth retardation;   Poor growth;   Retarded growth
 related_synonym: VERY POOR GROWTH
 alt_id: HP:0001434;   HP:0001512;   HP:0001514;   HP:0001517;   HP:0001532;   HP:0008847;   HP:0008870;   HP:0008886;   HP:0008893;   HP:0008926
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:276617005;   SNOMEDCT_US:444896005;   SNOMEDCT_US:59576002;   UMLS:C0151686;   UMLS:C0456070;   UMLS:C0878787;   UMLS:C1837385;   UMLS:C3552463

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Growth abnormality 0
        Growth delay 0
          Absent pubertal growth spurt 0
          Delayed puberty + 0
          Intrauterine growth retardation + 0
          Postnatal growth retardation + 0
          Short stature + 0
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