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Synonyms for cleft

Synonyms for cleft

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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Loose hair in the gluteal cleft, inadequate hygiene, and prolonged sitting have been suggested as causative factors via penetration of contaminated hairs into the skin.
This is a bit like a boil and is caused when a hair follicle at the base of the spine or in the gluteal cleft, (the bit that shows when big builders bend over) gets blocked by the hair in it.
Cunningham said that after reading this report, she tried Regranex on one of her patients, a baby boy with a deep, painful, ulcerating hemangioma in the gluteal cleft.