harelip


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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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John Mark Hicks is professor of theology in the Harelip School of Theology at Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee (USA).
But this boy Raphael came into life with a cleft palate; a harelip.
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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.
At the time of their first encounter, Raven threatens to kill Anne, but is surprised and disarmed by her acceptance of the harelip he thinks makes him look ugly.
LIZ'S father rushed her to Leeds General Infirmary where a doctor said an operation would leave her with a harelip - an opening in the upper lip which can extend to the base of the nostril.
But before all this, from the first sentence of the book, he is marked, physically by a harelip, and textually, by the letter K.
The child was attacked by a man with a harelip around 6pm on Friday evening.
There have been examples of rejection on detection of cleft-palate or a harelip.
A German medical team from the University of Rostock will carry out free of charge medical operations for patients of harelip and construction palate at Al-Jumhuriah Hospital in Aden.
She is also the Goodwill Ambassador for Smile Train, the world's largest cleft palate and harelip charity.