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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.
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cleft lip

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


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

cleft lip

n. labio leporino. V.: harelip
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He said: "There is a real stigma associated with cleft lips and palates in India, people do not understand what has caused it and so the affected children are often taunted and live as outcasts, rarely leaving their homes.
According to research published in the December issue of AJPH, neighborhood and socioeconomic positioning could increase women's risk for having children with cleft lips, with or without cleft palates.
Approaches of South African traditional healers regarding the treatment of cleft lips and palates.
Salbagan (West Tripura District), Oct.5 ( ANI ): The Border Security Force (BSF) recently organised a medical camp for children and adults suffering from cleft lips.
Anton is co-founder of the European Cleft Organisation, which works to support children born with cleft lips and palates in Eastern Europe.
Isolated cleft lip without cleft palate was not analyzed independently and no differentiation was done between unilateral and bilateral cleft lips.
"In 2010, Shaikha Alyazia Bint Saif Al Nahyan, wife of Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, wanted to set up a charity to help children born with cleft lips and palates after she read about it.
Jennifer said: "It is quite incredible what can be done for cleft lips today and the team at the RVI was absolutely fantastic.
Summary: The Operation Smile UAE's (OSUAE) medical mission to Jordan this week corrected the facial deformities of 73 children who were born with cleft lips and palates.
The trips, organised by the UK charity the Northern Cleft Foundation, brings together specialist British doctors to repair the cleft lips and palates of babies, children and adults and to help train local doctors who they work alongside in operating theatres.