A disorder of the lips often due to riboflavin deficiency and other B-complex vitamin deficiencies and characterized by fissures, especially in the corners of the mouth.

Nearby words

  1. cheilitis,
  2. cheilo-,
  3. cheiloplasty,
  4. cheilorrhaphy,
  5. cheiloschisis,
  6. cheilostomatoplasty,
  7. cheilotomy,
  8. cheiro-,
  9. cheirognostic,
  10. cheirokinesthesia

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