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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cleft Lip" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cleft Lip" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 241 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2012
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