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  1. graft transferred from one part of the patients body to another part
  2. cleft of the uvula of the soft soft palate that divides the uvula into tow parts
    bifid uvula
  3. surgical repair of the lip defect
  4. plastic surgery of nose and lip
  5. unilateral or bilateral congenital fissure in the upper lip usually lateral to the midline can extend into one nostril or both and may involve the alveolar process caused by defect in the fusion of the maxillary and globular processes
    cleft lip
  6. a congenital fissure in the palate cuased by failure of the palatal shelves to fuse; may extend to connect with unilateral or bilateral cleft lip
    cleft palate
  7. present at and existing from the time of birt
  8. pertaining to the cranium, the part of the skull that encloses the brain and the face
  9. abnormal funcitoning of dental structures
    dentally dysfunctional
  10. tissue that is transplanted and expected to become a part of the host tissue
  11. genetic transmission of traits from parents to offspring
  12. pertaining to or arising through the action of many factors
  13. a prosthesis designed to close a congenital or acquired opening such as a cleft of the hard palate
  14. surgical repositionigh of all or parts of the maxilla or mandible
    orthognathic surgery
  15. branch of surgery dealing with the preservation and restoration of function of the skeletal system its articulations and associated structures
  16. plastic reconstruction of the palate
  17. anterior part of maxilla that contains the incisor teeth; bilateral cleft lips separate this from its normal fusion with the entire maxilla
  18. an artificial replacement of an absent part of the human body; a therapeutic device to improve or alter function
  19. the process of restoring a persons ability to live and owrk as normally as possible after a disabling injury or illnes aims to help the individual to acheive maximum possible physical and psychologic fitness and tho regain abiity to carry out personal care
  20. the same goals and objective sas rehabilitation but for a person with acquired disability for whom the ability to achieve maximum physical and psychologic fitness is acquired for the first time
  21. plastic surgery of nose
  22. a prosthetic device with a posterior section to assist with palotopharyngeal closure also called bulb, speech bulp or prosthetic speech appliance
    speech aid prosthesis
  23. a temporary or interim prosthesis used to close a defect in the hard and or soft palate may replace tissue lost as a result of developmental or surgical alterations necessary for intelligible speech
    pedicatric speach aid prosthesis
  24. a definitive prosthesis to improve speech by obturating a palatal cleft or occasionally assisting an incompetent soft palate
    adult speech aid proshtesis
  25. a combination of symptoms either resulting from a single cuase or occuring so commonly together as to constitute a distinct clinical picture
  26. creation of an opening into the trachea through the neck with insertion of an indwelling tube to facilitate passage of air or evacuation of secretions
  27. anatomic of funcitonal deficiency in the soft palate or the muscle affecting closure of the opening betwween mouth and nose in speech; results in a nasal speech quality
    velopharyngeal insufficiency
  28. covering a structure or veil
  29. soft palate
    velum palatinum
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