cleft lip

cleft lip
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleft lip]
    • /klɛft lɪp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleft lip]
    • /klɛft lɪp/

Definitions of cleft lip words

  • noun cleft lip a congenital split in the upper lip, often associated with a cleft palate 3
  • noun cleft lip a congenital lip deformity often accompanying a cleft palate, in which, usually, the upper lip fails to form completely, leaving a vertical cleft in the center 3
  • noun cleft lip such a lip 3
  • noun cleft lip a congenitally deformed lip, usually the upper one, in which there is a vertical fissure that extends into one or both nostrils. 1
  • noun cleft lip the deformity itself. 1
  • noun cleft lip split in upper lip 1

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cleft lip popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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