volume 40, issue 8, Pe236-e242 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.10.025
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Niels Christian Pausch, Philipp Yorck Herzberg, Christian Wirtz, Alexander Hemprich, Kittipong Dhanuthai, Thomas Hierl, Poramate Pitak-Arnnop

Abstract: The study results suggest that animal terms have been used until now, especially by those without medical background. The cleft patients become insulted by these negative descriptions. This strikes the importance of public education to replace these animal terms with inoffensive words.