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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 fetal femur length
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Accession:HP:0011428 term browser browse the term
Definition:A short femur length is defined as either a measurement below the 2.5th percentile for gestational age or a measurement that is less than 0.9 of that predicted by the measured biparietal diameter. The femur should be measured with the bone perpendicular to the ultrasound beam and with epiphyseal cartilages visible but not included in the measurement (PMID:16100637).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Short fetal thigh bone length;   Short foetal femur length;   Short foetal thigh bone length
 xref: UMLS:C0743924

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of prenatal development or birth 0
        Fetal anomaly 0
          Abnormal fetal morphology 0
            Fetal ultrasound soft marker 0
              Short fetal femur length 0
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