small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant

small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant
a preterm, term, or postterm infant who is below the 10th percentile for gestational age in head circumference, body weight, or length.

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  • Infant, small for gestational age — Small for gestational age (SGA) infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity …   Medical dictionary

  • Small for gestational age (SGA) — SGA infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity …   Medical dictionary

  • Small for gestational age — ICD9|765 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007230 Small for gestational age (SGA) babies are those whose birth weight lies below the 10th percentile for that gestational age. They have usually been the subject …   Wikipedia

  • small-for-gestational-age infant — noun an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age • Syn: ↑SGA infant • Hypernyms: ↑neonate, ↑newborn, ↑newborn infant, ↑newborn baby …   Useful english dictionary

  • SGA infant — noun an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age • Syn: ↑small for gestational age infant • Hypernyms: ↑neonate, ↑newborn, ↑newborn infant, ↑newborn baby …   Useful english dictionary

  • SGA — Small for gestational age. SGA infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity. * …   Medical dictionary

  • newborn infant — noun a baby from birth to four weeks • Syn: ↑neonate, ↑newborn, ↑newborn baby • Hypernyms: ↑baby, ↑babe, ↑infant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preterm birth — Classification and external resources Intubated preterm baby in an incubator ICD 10 O …   Wikipedia

  • Birth weight — is the weight of a baby at its birth. It has direct links with the gestational age at which the child was born and can be estimated during the pregnancy by measuring fundal height. A baby born within the normal range of weight for that… …   Wikipedia

  • Frühchen — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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