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Cleft palate and hip dysplasia

Briefly describe the anatomical characteristics and impairment of function seen in cleft palate and hip dysplasia

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Cleft palate is the result of the failure of the palatine processes of the maxillary bones to unite during weeks 10-12 of development. Sometimes, it may involve incomplete fusion of the horizontal plates of the palatine bones. A cleft lip usually results. This ...

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This solution discusses cleft palates and hip dysplasias.