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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:Short stature
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Accession:HP:0004322 term browser browse the term
Definition:A height below that which is expected according to age and gender norms. Although there is no universally accepted definition of short stature, many refer to 'short stature' as height more than 2 standard deviations below the mean for age and gender (or below the 3rd percentile for age and gender dependent norms).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Decreased body height;   Height less than 3rd percentile;   Small stature;   Stature below 3rd percentile
 alt_id: HP:0001509;   HP:0003501;   HP:0003507;   HP:0003512;   HP:0003518;   HP:0003519;   HP:0008871;   HP:0008882;   HP:0008888;   HP:0008913
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:237836003;   UMLS:C0349588

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Growth abnormality 0
        Growth delay 0
          Short stature 0
            Asymmetric short stature 0
            Birth length less than 3rd percentile 0
            Disproportionate short stature + 0
            Pituitary dwarfism 0
            Proportionate short stature + 0
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