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Medical Term:

constitutional delay of stature


Definition: slowed growth during the first 2–3 years of life, normal or near normal growth after, family history with similar findings, bone age below chronologic age, with resultant predicted adult height in the context of the family pattern.

Synonym(s): constitutional growth delay

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