cleft palate


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cleft palate

n.
A congenital fissure in the roof of the mouth, resulting from incomplete fusion of the palate during embryonic development. It may involve only the uvula or extend through the entire palate.

cleft palate

n
(Pathology) a congenital crack or fissure in the midline of the hard palate, often associated with a harelip

cleft′ pal′ate


n.
a congenital defect of the palate in which a longitudinal fissure exists in the roof of the mouth.
[1840–50]

cleft palate

(klĕft)
Incomplete closure of the palate during development of an embryo, resulting in a split along part or all of the roof of the mouth. ♦ A vertical split or cleft in the upper lip that can occur with or without a cleft palate is called a cleft lip.
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Noun1.cleft palate - a congenital fissure of the hard palatecleft palate - a congenital fissure of the hard palate
Translations
paladar hendido

cleft palate

n (Med) → palatoschisi f

cleft pal·ate

n. paladar hendido, defecto congénito del velo del paladar por falta de fusión en la línea media.
References in classic literature ?
She has a room at the Kapernaumovs' the tailors, she lodges with them; Kapernaumov is a lame man with a cleft palate and all of his numerous family have cleft palates too.
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Tuesday said she is happy to be working with international cleft palate charity Smile Train, for which she is a global goodwill ambassador.
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.
Smile Train, cleft lip, cleft palate, aubrey miles, megan young
a five-year old boy with an inborn cleft lip and cleft palate who availed of the project, said it is heartbreaking for a mother to see her son being bullied because of his facial deformity.
The deleted region involved a new gene that could be responsible for the clinical manifestations including cleft palate and Molar tooth sign, pyruvate dehydrogenase phosphatase regulatory subunit (PDPR).
The main advantage of feeding appliance is that it covers the cleft palate and creates a platform towards which the infant can press the nipple and sucks the milk.
Key Words: Cleft lip, Cleft Palate, Demographic profile, Primary and secondary palate.
Numerous important anatomical structures (oral cavity, muscle layer, and blood vessels) are not simulated in some of the available cleft palate bench models;[sup][1],[2] therefore, these simulators do not allow the hands-on training of relevant surgical skills, such as dissection and suturing of the muscles of the soft palate.
Goldenhar syndrome is associated with wide range of features like macrostomia, micrognathia, cleft palate, bifid tongue and malocclusion, vertebral abnormalities, facial muscle hypoplasia, neurological, visual, cardiac and genitourinary abnormalities.
Cleft palate is an opening between the mouth (oral cavity) and the nose (nasal cavity) that occurs when the tissues separating these two cavities do not grow together properly and it is a congenital disease.