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familial short stature

 

Definition: a condition characterized by height below the third percentile for age, normal annual growth rate, normal bone age, family history of short stature, expected adult height below the third percentile, normal onset of puberty, and normal result to findings on physical examination.

Synonym(s): genetic short stature

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