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Meaning of FACIAL

Pronunciation:  'feyshul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams
  2. [n]  cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles
  3. [adj]  of or concerning the face; "a facial massage"; "facial hair"; "facial expression"

FACIAL is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: facial nerve, nervus facialis, seventh cranial nerve
 See Also: cranial nerve, face, human face, skin care



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.