A congenital split in the roof of the mouth.
More example sentences
- Around 70% of babies with cleft lips also have cleft palates.
- Many patients had cleft lips, cleft palates, burns, or extra or fused fingers or toes.
- A cleft palate is an opening between the roof of the mouth and the nasal cavity.
Definition of cleft palate in:
- The British & World English dictionary