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cleft lip

noun

Simple Definition of cleft lip

  • medical : a split in the upper lip that some people are born with

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cleft lip

  1. :  a birth defect characterized by one or more clefts in the upper lip resulting from failure of the embryonic parts of the lip to unite


Medical Dictionary

cleft lip

noun

Medical Definition of cleft lip

  1. :  a birth defect characterized by one or more clefts in the upper lip resulting from failure of the embryonic parts of the lip to unite—called also cheiloschisis



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