harelip


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Related to harelip: gout, cleft palate, Hair lip

hare·lip

 (hâr′lĭp′)
n.
Often Offensive Cleft lip.

hare′lipped′ adj.

harelip

(ˈhɛəˌlɪp)
n
(Pathology) a congenital cleft or fissure in the midline of the upper lip, resembling the cleft upper lip of a hare, often occurring with cleft palate. Preferred form cleft lip
ˈhareˌlipped adj

hare•lip

(ˈhɛərˌlɪp)

n.
usage: cleft lip is the usual term for this condition. harelip is perceived as offensive by those who have the condition (because it refers to the cleft lip of a hare), but the term is often used in a neutral manner by others.
n.
Offensive. cleft lip.
[1560–70]
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Noun1.harelip - a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
Translations
hareskaar
huulihalkio
labium leporinum

harelip

[ˈhɛəˈlɪp] Nlabio m leporino

harelip

hare lip [ˌhɛərˈlɪp] nbec-de-lièvre m

harelip

[ˌhɛəˈlɪp] nlabbro leporino

hare·lip

n. labio leporino, deformidad congénita a nivel del labio superior causada por falta de fusión del proceso nasal interno y el lateral maxilar;
___ suturesutura del ___.

harelip

n (vulg) labio hendido, labio leporino (fam or vulg)
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The physicians will perform various surgeries such as circumcision, harelip repair, breast-lumpectomy, biopsy, simple mastectomy, herniorrhaphy, hysterectomy-myomectomy, oophorectomy, appendectomy, colon resection with end to end anastomosis, amputation for gangrene, thyroidectomy, lysis adhesions, colostomy, cesarean section and tubal ligation.
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But, in one of the first intricate steps of what becomes a cunning musical-chairs game of revenge, Annie ends up retaliating for a callous remark her father makes about her harelip in front of Drigg, and instead sells him her father's favorite pianoforte.
6) For example, a court held that a 14-year-old boy could decide whether he wanted his cleft palate and harelip repaired, regardless of his father's objections to the operation.
Born with a cleft palate and harelip, he had 20 years of treatment and surgery.
Born with a harelip and no palate, as a youngster he spent a lot of time in hospital having operations.