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Intrauterine growth retardation

Synonym(s)

  • fetal growth restriction
  • fetal growth retardation
  • IUGR

Definition(s)

The failure of a fetus to attain its expected fetal growth at any gestational age.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Abnormal fetal physical growth or growth potential at any gestational stage.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: February 23, 2015