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a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

Synonyms for cleft

a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)

having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

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The goal at Canica Design is to inform parents and medical professionals of this new option in specialized cleft care so that all babies with cleft lip and cleft palate conditions can benefit.
Mending Faces completed its first mission in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines in February 2011 where it changed 35 lives and performed 58 procedures for impoverished children born with cleft lip and cleft palate at no charge.
Fox, the current Chairman of Operation Smile's Board, commented, "This is a natural combination that unites two of the leading cleft lip and cleft palate charities into what will be one of the largest surgical, humanitarian, non-profit organizations in the world.
Smile Train provides free cleft lip and cleft palate surgery to children from poor families that give a child not just a new smile, but a chance at a new life.
In the course of these missions, he has performed hundreds of operations to repair childhood facial deformities, cleft lip and cleft palate, and post-burn deformities.
ISLAMABAD, March 28, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Top British Plastic Surgeons, have conducted 117 free cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries in Gujrat during the last five days.
NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Smile Train, one of the leading cleft lip and cleft palate charities in the world, today voted to call off the proposed merger with Operation Smile.
ISLAMABAD, March 18, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Top British plastic surgeons, specialists and senior doctors will undertake free cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries, starting from March 20.