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 for Facial
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Facial \Fa"cial\, a. [LL. facialis, fr. L. facies face : cf. F.
     facial.]
     Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or
     nerve. -- Fa"cial*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  facial
      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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