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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  {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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  facial 
  adj  :  of  or  concerning  the  face;  "a  facial  massage";  "facial 
  hair";  "facial  expression" 
  n  1:  supplies  facial  muscles  [syn:  {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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