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Related to alveolar cleft: median maxillary anterior alveolar cleft
a break in the continuity of the alveolar process, usually congenital. It typically occurs with a cleft lip and/or a cleft palate.
An anomaly resulting from lack of fusion between the medial nasal process and the maxillary process. A cleft maxillary alveolar process is usually associated with a cleft lip or palate or both.
See also: cleft