Definition of Infant, small for gestational age

Infant, small for gestational age: Small for gestational age (SGA) is a term used to describe a baby who is smaller than the amount a baby typically weighs at her stage of development. Small for gestational age babies usually have birth weights below the tenth percentile for babies of the same gestational age.


Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

Search MedTerms:


Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.