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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.
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cleft palate

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


n.
a congenital defect of the palate in which a longitudinal fissure exists in the roof of the mouth.
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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
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Translations
paladar hendido

cleft palate

n (Med) → palatoschisi f
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cleft pal·ate

n. paladar hendido, defecto congénito del velo del paladar por falta de fusión en la línea media.
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Role of free-tissue transfer in the treatment of recalcitrant palatal fistulae among patients with cleft palates. Plast Reconstr Surg 2004;113: 1131-9.
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