Recent Examples of cleft palate from the Web
Day’s daughter Tyesha was born with a cleft palate.
While repairing my cleft palate, the surgeon had mistakenly sewn closed my nasal passages.
But [the child] also had spina bifida, scoliosis, a cleft palate that exposed her brain through her eye sockets, her brain had never developed past 8 weeks, and there was fluid in her brain.
Results here suggested a link between the two antibiotics and several birth defects, such as anopthamalia (the absence of one or both eyes), a condition that affects blood flow through the heart, and cleft lip with cleft palate.
Yet, past studies have linked fevers to a variety of birth defects, including cleft lip or cleft palate, certain types of heart defects, and neural tube defects commonly called spina bifida.
The report, published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine, identified a major cause of miscarriages, in addition to heart, spinal, kidney and cleft palate problems in newborn babies.
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medical : a split in the roof of the mouth that some people are born with
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