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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:Feeding difficulties in infancy
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Accession:HP:0008872 term browser browse the term
Definition:Impaired feeding performance of an infant as manifested by difficulties such as weak and ineffective sucking, brief bursts of sucking, and falling asleep during sucking. There may be difficulties with chewing or maintaining attention.
Synonyms:alt_id: HP:0002016;   HP:0002022;   HP:0002568
 xref: UMLS:C2674608

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the digestive system 0
        Abnormality of digestive system physiology 0
          Abdominal symptom 0
            Feeding difficulties 0
              Feeding difficulties in infancy 0
                Gastrojejunal tube feeding in infancy 0
                Gastrostomy tube feeding in infancy 0
                Nasal regurgitation 0
                Nasogastric tube feeding in infancy 0
                Poor suck 0
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