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Poor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.

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failure to thriveUsed other than as an idiom: see failure, thrive.
failure to thriveAbnormal weight loss, malaise.
failure to thriveInstances of poor physical growth or of abnormal weight loss.
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