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Callie is a nine-year old Domestic Short Hair Calico with a unique facial expression due to her cleft lip.
Abby, 6, has undergone several surgeries to correct her cleft lip and palate.
Nearly 4,500 infants are born with a malformation of the lip called cleft lip, which can occur with or without a cleft palate, and more than 2,500 babies are born with a cleft palate only.
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CLEFT LIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cleft lip for English Language Learners
medical : a split in the upper lip that some people are born with
medical Definition of cleft lip
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