Cleft palate

a congenital defect of the palate in which a longitudinal fissure exists in the roof of the mouth, often -ssociated with a cleft lip.
historical examples

degeneracy eugene s. talbot
degeneracy eugene s. talbot
epilepsy, hysteria, and neurasthenia isaac g. briggs
degeneracy eugene s. talbot
dear enemy jean webster
an ohio woman in the philippines emily bronson conger
the mother and her child william s. sadler
the nabob, volume 1 (of 2) alphonse daudet
the mother and her child william s. sadler
the mother and her child william s. sadler

a congenital crack or fissure in the midline of the hard palate, often -ssociated with a harelip
cleft palate
incomplete closure of the palate during development of an embryo, resulting in a split along part or all of the roof of the mouth.

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