The surgeon will make an incision on each side of the cleft from the lip to the nostril.
A thin cleft in the rock split the ridge like a wound.
Suddenly we were standing three hundred feet up, in a cleft in the vertical valley wall, looking out onto the Upper Grose Valley.
Preoperative diagnosis of ectopic thymic tissue is rare; most cases are clinically misinterpreted as branchial cleft remnants or cystic hygromas.
Mostly, he saw Bert's fists moving rhythmically, seeming inexorably drawn to Marlon's cleft chin like magnets drawn to metal.
He also noticed, growing out of a cleft in a rock in front of him, a strawberry plant with one ripe berry.
Where the sky would be is a uniform grayish blank, which defines both the far horizon (the ridge line) and the uppermost cleft of the rock with one long, graceful curve.
The kraal had been ripped asunder, and the ground within the rock cleft and by the cave entrance was littered with dead sheep.
It is rare that tissue is needed from elsewhere in the body to close a cleft .
You plunge into a winding cleft whose strata swirl across cliffs like a serrated knife through butter.