cleft lip


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cleft lip

n.
A congenital deformity characterized by a vertical cleft or pair of clefts in the upper lip, with or without involvement of the palate.

cleft lip

n
(Pathology) a congenital split in the upper lip, often associated with a cleft palate

cleft′ lip′


n.
a congenital defect of the upper lip in which a longitudinal fissure extends into one or both nostrils.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.cleft lip - a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
Translations

cleft lip

n. labio leporino. V.: harelip
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ABBOTTABAD -- Dr Haroon Qazi, a US-based plastic surgeon of Pakistani origin belonging to Abbottabad, has arrived to carry out free of cost operations of children born with congenital deformity of cleft lip and palate till Sept 2 here in Ayub Teaching Hospital.
Abbottabad -- Dr Haroon Qazi, an American based Plastic surgeon of Pakistani origin belonging to Abbottabad has arrived in Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad to carry out free of cost operations for children born with a congenital deformity of cleft lip and cleft palate till September 2.
A GRADUATE who was born with a bilateral cleft lip has praised Loughborough University for helping him to believe in his abilities and for encouraging him to pursue his love of rowing.
Summary: Cleft lip and palate repair surgical instrument package is utilized for surgery of the lip performed at an age of approximately 4-6 months.
'Left untreated, one in 10 children with a cleft lip or palate will die before their first birthday,' said Paves during an intimate lunch hosted by RGPI Professional Beauty at Manila House Private Club during the hairstylist's recent visit.
[UKPRwire, Sun Jul 07 2019] New cleft lip and palate repair surgical instruments come with needle holder jaws fixed at ample length and ratchets near the ring.
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Cleft Lip and Palate Association (ICLPA) is all set to establish an specialized hospital for Cleft lip and palate patients soon in the federal capital.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Cleft Lip and Palate Association (ICLPA) is all set to establish an specialized hospital for Cleft lip and palate patients soon in the federal capital.
ISLAMABAD -- A team of two Chinese surgeons and Pakistani doctors successfully operated upon 40 cleft lip and palate patients during five-day free medical camp held here Monday.
AFFECTING around one in every 700 babies, cleft lip and palate is the most common facial birth defect in the UK.
Cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) is the most common congenital anomaly of the craniofacial complex, with an estimated worldwide prevalence of 1/500-700 live births.
[USPRwire, Thu May 09 2019] New cleft lip and palate repair surgical instruments come with needle holder jaws fixed at ample length and ratchets near the ring.