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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Facial \Fa"cial\, a. [LL. facialis, fr. L. facies face : cf. F.
Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or
nerve. -- Fa"cial*ly, adv.
Facial angle (Anat.), the angle, in a skull, included
between a straight line (ab, in the illustrations), from
the most prominent part of the forehead to the front efge
of the upper jaw bone, and another (cd) from this point to
the center of the external auditory opening. See Gnathic
index, under Gnathic.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of or concerning the face; "a facial massage"; "facial
hair"; "facial expression"
2: of or pertaining to the outside surface of an object
n 1: cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles [syn: facial,
facial nerve, nervus facialis, seventh cranial nerve]
2: care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage
and the application of cosmetic creams
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