Definitions for "Intrauterine Growth Retardation"
A condition in which the fetus weighs less than 10 percent of what it should for its gestational age.
Inadequate fetal growth that produces a baby who is too small for gestational age.
(IUGR), 10th percentile for gestational age, not easy to detect before 32 weeks, can have fetal, placental or maternal causes. (More? Abnormal Notes IUGR | Fetal Programming Hypothesis)