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Example sentences for cleft

The cleft palate is a common and serious birth defect, but you don't hear much about it.
His cleft chin and blue eyes gave him the looks of a movie-star, though one who had commanded troops and led uprisings.
Astrocytes have special proteins in their membranes which actively remove neurotransmitters from the synaptic cleft.
Variations in size or structure of either jaw may affect its shape, as can birth defects such as cleft lip and palate.
It also heals almost instantaneously from wounds from bullets, rocket launchers, even being cleft in two.
Repairing a cleft lip or palate in the developed world is rather low risk and deaths are rare.
We hiked up into the canyon to a date palm oasis at the bottom of a narrow cleft in the limestone.
Inborn structural abnormalities, such as cleft palate, increase risk.
Twin boys, each with a cleft mouth, race toy trucks along the cement.
Although that goal proves elusive, the film will still leave you dazzled with its vision of a beautiful world cleft by disaster.
He researches craniofacial development, including mutations that cause cleft palate.
Brash and blunt with a cleft chin and a bushy mustache, he projects a gruff, old-fashioned avuncularity.
Cleft rock in silhouette against pale evening sky, with pink, ethereal cirrus above.
His teeth had no cavities, and though his palate had a small cleft, he was probably unaware of it.
In connection with the bones of the face a common malformation is cleft palate.
He has a cleft chin, good hands, and a wary look of being about to spring away from dangerous situations.
These changes may include cleft palate and problems with the teeth.
Folic acid reduces the risk for neural tube defects and possibly facial abnormalities, such as cleft palate.
Chase has developed a device for cleft palate patients who are not candidates for surgery.
Roger, who had been born with a cleft palate, was shy and artistic.

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