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
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cleft lip

n. labio leporino. V.: harelip
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28 (ANI): Taking a high dose of the drug Topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase risk of cleft lip or cleft palate in newborns by three times, warns a study.
For six years, Angel has been a nurse in a hospital that provides free cleft lip and cleft palate surgery in the country.
ISLAMABAD -- A free-medical camp has been organized here by Islamabad Cleft Lip and Plate Association (ICLAPA) to provide free treatment to cleft lip patients
A hospital in Sharjah has successfully conducted cleft lip surgery on a four-month-old Emirati baby.
Sharjah: University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) on Saturday announced the successful surgery of a four-month-old Emirati baby who was born with cleft lip.
Muscat: Khoula Hospital treats more than 200 new cleft lip cases every year, according to a statement by Dr.
Paul Hospital based in Davao City cannot yet come over to Misamis Oriental to conduct "Operation Smile" until 20 more cleft lip and cleft palate patients are included in the list of minimum 50 patients as the requirement to avail of the program.
Cleft lip and Cleft palate is a congenital anomaly involving the orofacial region which may be associated with the malformation or agenesis of the teeth close to the cleft.
The aim of this study was to provide a basic demographic profile of the cleft lip and palate deformity with references to age, sex and cleft type in children from birth onwards reporting to Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry, Rawalpindi, which can serve as a mean of establishing data important for the diagnosis, treatment and counselling of patient/parents with cleft lip and cleft palate.
Under the partnership, RBSK officials in Madhya Pradesh will direct children born with cleft lips and palates to 10 Smile Train partner hospitals acrossMadhya Pradesh for free cleft lip and palate surgery.
Sometimes a baby's face doesn't join together properly in the womb, which leads to a common facial defect called a cleft lip or palate.