failure to thrive Rate this phrase:(1.00 / 1 vote)
Abnormal weight loss, malaise.

Additional definitions for 'failure to thrive':

failure to thriveUsed other than as an idiom: see failure, thrive.
failure to thrivePoor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.
failure to thriveInstances of poor physical growth or of abnormal weight loss.
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