glossary of terms

Glossary of Terms

Once you hear a diagnosis of FG Syndrome, you will likely hear many new associated terms. While some of the “known” traits of FGS have changed and/or researchers do not agree about all aspects of the syndrome, there are many common features which are discussed in this site. It is important to know that it is exceedingly rare for any individual to have every known trait of FG Syndrome; in fact a child can have the syndrome without having all of the most common characteristics. We hope that this glossary serves to both demystify the syndrome and improve communications with professionals met along the way.



ABCDE – FGHIJ KLMN – O – P – QR – S – T – UV – W – XYZ