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Cleft Lip

"Cleft Lip" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Congenital defect in the upper lip where the maxillary prominence fails to merge with the merged medial nasal prominences. It is thought to be caused by faulty migration of the mesoderm in the head region.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cleft Lip" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cleft Lip" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1980 and 1982 and 1983 and 1984 and 1989 and 1991 and 2000 and 2007 and 2010 and 2011 and 2013 and 2014 and 2019
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