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]

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  • facial — facial, iale, iaux [ fasjal, jo ] adj. • 1545, repris 1800; lat. médiév. facialis, du lat. facies ♦ Qui appartient à la face, de la face. Les muscles faciaux. Var. plur. facials. Paralysie faciale. Chirurgie faciale. Angle facial : indice… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • facial — FACIÁL, Ă, faciali, e, adj. (anat.) Care aparţine feţei, privitor la faţă, care afectează faţa. [pr.: ci al] – Din fr. facial. Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  faciál adj. m. (sil ci al), pl. faciáli; …   Dicționar Român

  • facial — adj. anat. Relativo a la cara. Medical Dictionary. 2011. facial relativo a la cara; un n …   Diccionario médico

  • facial — adjetivo 1. Del rostro: cirugía facial, crema facial. Tiene los rasgos faciales muy angulosos. herpes facial …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • facial — facial, ale (fa si al, a l ) adj. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Qui appartient à la face. Nerfs faciaux.    Angle facial, voy. angle. 2°   Terme de théologie. Vision faciale ou béatifique, voy. béatifique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Face ; provenç. facial …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • facial — fa·cial adj: involving or apparent from the face of something (as a statute) facial discrimination a facial challenge to the law fa·cial·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • facial — (Del lat. faciālis, de la cara). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al rostro. 2. desus. intuitivo (ǁ perteneciente a la intuición). ☛ V. ángulo facial, valor facial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • facial — (adj.) c.1600, face to face, from Fr. facial, from M.L. facialis of the face, from facies (see FACE (Cf. face) (n.)). Meaning of the face is from 1818. The noun meaning beauty treatment for the face is from 1914, American English …   Etymology dictionary

  • Facial — ist der englische Ausdruck für eine kosmetische Behandlung des Gesichts, siehe Kosmetik im Jargon von Pornoproduktionen ein anderes Wort für Gesichtsbesamung Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Faciāl — (v. lat.), was auf das Gesicht Bezug hat; so Facialarterie, Gesichtsarterie etc …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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