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cheilo- or cheil- or chilo- or chil-
Lip: cheilotomy.


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    [kahy-luh-plas-tee] /ˈkaɪ ləˌplæs ti/ noun, plural cheiloplasties. Surgery. 1. plastic surgery of the lip. cheiloplasty chei·lo·plas·ty or chi·lo·plas·ty (kī’lə-plās’tē) n. Plastic surgery of the lips.

  • Cheilorrhaphy

    cheilorrhaphy chei·lor·rha·phy or chi·lor·rha·phy (kī-lôr’ə-fē) n. Suturing of the lip.

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    cheiloschisis chei·los·chi·sis or chi·los·chi·sis (kī-lŏs’kĭ-sĭs) n. See cleft lip.

  • Cheilosis

    cheilosis chei·lo·sis or chi·lo·sis (kī-lō’sĭs) n. A disorder of the lips often due to riboflavin deficiency and other B-complex vitamin deficiencies and characterized by fissures, especially in the corners of the mouth.

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