cleft lip


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cleft lip

n.
A congenital deformity characterized by a vertical cleft or pair of clefts in the upper lip, with or without involvement of the palate.

cleft lip

n
(Pathology) a congenital split in the upper lip, often associated with a cleft palate

cleft′ lip′


n.
a congenital defect of the upper lip in which a longitudinal fissure extends into one or both nostrils.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.cleft lip - a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
Translations

cleft lip

n. labio leporino. V.: harelip
References in periodicals archive ?
This money will help the charity give families support, train new cleft lip and palate nurses and also provide families with the specialised feeding equipment needed to feed a new baby with a cleft.
KARACHI -- A free cleft lip and palata camp was organized at the Patel Hospital here, says a statement on Saturday.
Abu Dhabi: With their first surgery for cleft lip correction scheduled to be performed this month, Operation Smile UAE, which has helped provide free surgeries to over 3,000 children around the world born with a cleft lip and palate, is bringing a smile to a child's face, one surgery at a time.
Abu Dhabi: A conference will be organised for medical professionals in Abu Dhabi to train them regarding cleft lip and palate disorders.
com)-- Every three minutes a child is born with a cleft lip or palate.
A cleft lip is a condition that creates an opening in the upper lip between the mouth and nose.
The mission of CPF is to provide the essential information and research that enhances the quality of life for individuals affected by cleft lip and palate and other facial birth defects.
Excellent information and support is available from The Cleft Lip and Palate Association at www.
COVENTRY schoolchildren kept a sponsored silence to raise money for youngsters born with a cleft lip and palate.
Women who consume folic acid supplements early in their pregnancies markedly reduce the risk of cleft lip in their infants, according to a newly published study from Norway.
The investigators contacted all families of newborn infants with clefts (either cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CLP) or cleft palate only (CPO)) born between 1996 and 2001 in Norway.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), "Folic Acid May Prevent Cleft Lip and Palate" January 26, 2007