failure to thrive
Condition in which an infant's height and weight fall below the third percentile on a standard growth chart; also called reactive attachment disorder.
Type of play involving imaginary playmates typically associated with preschoolers.
Typically, a tonic-clonic seizure of relatively short duration (usually less than 1 minute) occurring with an acute illness and fever.
A contagious, relatively benign disease caused by the Parvovirus B19; most commonly occurs in children ages 2 to 12 and is characterized by a red rash on the cheeks. Also called erythema infectiosum.
A soft spot, such as the spaces covered by tough membranes remaining between the bones of an infant's skull.
Pregnancy that has continued for a period of 38 to 42 weeks.
The base of an organ; the portion of a hollow organ farthest from its mouth, such as the fundus of the uterus.
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