cleft palate

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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.

cleft palate

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

cleft′ pal′ate


n.
a congenital defect of the palate in which a longitudinal fissure exists in the roof of the mouth.
[1840–50]

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
Translations
paladar hendido

cleft palate

n (Med) → palatoschisi f

cleft pal·ate

n. paladar hendido, defecto congénito del velo del paladar por falta de fusión en la línea media.
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blocking effects, which may lead to palatoschisis, an abnormal condition
Another connected pathology is palatoschisis. It is more difficult to be observed by US-scans inspection and its current diagnosis techniques would benefit of an automatic procedure for highlighting morphological differences that are symptomatic of the disease itself.
In human medicine, numerous therapeutic possibilities have been developed to compensate for or correct palatoschisis. Pets suffering from a cleft palate are usually euthanized for welfare, financial and for various practical reasons.