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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
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Accession:HP:0011968 term browser browse the term
Definition:Impaired ability to eat related to problems gathering food and getting ready to suck, chew, or swallow it.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Feeding problems;   Poor feeding
 xref: SNOMEDCT_US:78164000;   UMLS:C0232466

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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
              Delayed self-feeding during toddler years 0
              Dependency on parenteral nutrition 0
              Feeding difficulties in infancy + 0
              Tube feeding + 0
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