cleft nose

cleft nose

a nose with a furrow caused by failure of complete convergence of the paired embryonic primordia. Fissures of the soft tissues ordinarily signal coexistent underlying skeletal clefts.

cleft nose

(kleft nōz)
Nose with furrow caused by failure of complete convergence of the paired embryonic primordia. Fissures of the soft tissues ordinarily signal coexistent underlying skeletal clefts.
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