stunting Reduction in the linear growth of children, leading to lower than expected height for age, generally resulting in lifelong short stature. A common effect of protein‐energy malnutrition, and associated especially with inadequate protein intake. See also anthropometry; Harvard standard; NCHS standards; nutritional status assessment; Tanner standard; Waterlow classification.
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