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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Even though the sucking habit is very common during childhood and continued up to the second year of life, immediate intervention is necessary in children with operated clefts, because the habits have a great influence on the treatment out come of cleft lip and palate.