cheiloschisis


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Noun1.cheiloschisis - a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
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chei·lo·schis·is

n. queilosquisis V.: harelip
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Cleft lip (cheiloschisis) and cleft palate (palatoschi- sis) which can also occur together as cleft lip and palate are variations of clefting congenital deformity caused by abnormal facial development during gestation.1 A cleft is a fissure or opening that is the non-fusion of the body's natural structures that form before birth.
Her child was diagnosed with right unilateral cleft lip (cheiloschisis) in utero.
Cleft lip (cheiloschisis) and cleft palate (palatoschisis), which can also occur together as cleft lip and palate, are variations of a type of clefting congenital deformity caused by abnormal facial development during gestation.