cleft

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cleft

1. a fissure or crevice
2. (of leaves) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
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Cleft lip and cleft palate are congenital defects, or birth defects, and occur very early in pregnancy.
27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mending Faces, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing hope to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate, today announced it will be making its second annual trek to the Philippines to provide free surgical care to children born with cleft lip or cleft palate.
Additionally, our merged resources and knowledge will enhance educational and research programs, laying the foundation for long-term, locally-driven progress in cleft lip and cleft palate treatment.
5 million to Smile Train, the world's largest charity dedicated to repairing cleft lip and cleft palate deformities in children.
23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's largest cleft lip and cleft palate charity, along with The Queen's Flowers, a leading importer and distributor of a wide variety of fresh cut flowers, have collaborated to create a limited edition Smile Train bouquet available for purchase at over 750 Stop & Shop, Giant Food, GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets beginning August 26, 2011 through September 29, 2011.
ISLAMABAD, March 30, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Top British Plastic Surgeons, have conducted 117 free cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries in Gujrat during the last five days.