human body


Question by  boyce1211 (20)

What is a "cleft lip?"

I was reading about a doctor who specializes in fixing cleft lips.


Answer by  itsame (275)

A cleft lip, also known as a cleft pallet, is a facial deformation where the lip and upper pallet of the mouth are not fully formed.


Answer by  Gretchin (352)

A cleft lip is a gap in the lip. This is an opening on the lip that did not close before birth. It can be surgically repaired.

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