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facies

 [fa´she-ēz] (pl. fa´cies) (L.)
1. face.
2. a specific surface of a body structure, part, or organ.
3. the expression or appearance of the face.
adenoid facies the dull expression with open mouth, in children with hypertrophy of the pharyngeal tonsils (adenoids).
facies hepa´tica a thin face with sunken eyeballs, sallow complexion, and yellow conjunctivae, characteristic of certain chronic liver disorders.
facies hippocra´tica a drawn, pinched, and livid appearance indicative of approaching death.
leonine facies a peculiar, deeply furrowed, lionlike appearance of the face seen in certain cases of advanced lepromatous leprosy and in other diseases associated with facial edema.
Parkinson's facies (parkinsonian facies) a stolid masklike expression of the face, with infrequent blinking, which is pathognomonic of parkinson's disease.

face

(fās), [TA]
1. The front portion of the head; the visage, including eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin; excludes ears. Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA]
2. Synonym(s): surface

facies

/fa·ci·es/ (fa´she-ēz) pl. fa´cies   [L.]
1. the face.
2. surface; the outer aspect of a body part or organ.
3. expression (1).

Potter facies  the characteristic facial appearance seen with oligohydramnios sequence, including a flattened nose, receding chin, wide interpupillary space, and large low-set ears.

facies

(fā′shē-ēz′, -shēz)
n. pl. facies
1. Biology The general aspect or outward appearance, as of a given growth of flora.
2. Medicine The appearance or expression of the face, especially when typical of a certain disorder or disease.
3. Geology A rock or stratified body distinguished from others by its appearance or composition.

facies

[fā′shē·ēs] pl. facies
Etymology: L, face
1 the face.
2 the surface of any body structure, part, or organ.
3 facial expression or appearance.
(1) The frontal portion of the head, which includes the mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, cheeks, and chin
(2) The exposed surface of a structure

facies

1. The appearance of an individual's face, physiognomy. See Acromegalic facies, Congenital syphilic facies, Cretinoid facies, Gargoyle facies, Mongoloid facies, Myasthenic facies, Myopathic facies, Myxedematous facies, Peter Pan facies, Tabetic facies.
2. An anatomic term for the aspect of a a body structure or parts of the head. See Facet.

ex·pres·sion

(eks-presh'ŭn)
1. Squeezing out; expelling by pressure.
2. Mobility of the features giving a particular emotional significance to the face.
Synonym(s): facies (3) [TA] .
3. Something that manifests something else.
[L. pp. expressus, fr. exprimere, to press out]

face

(fās)
1. The front portion of the head; the visage including the eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin, but not the ears.
Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA] .
2. Synonym(s): surface.

sur·face

(sŭr'făs) [TA]
The outer part of any solid.
See: superficial
Synonym(s): facies (2) [TA] , face (2) .
[F. fr. L. superficius]

facies

The facial expression or appearance characteristic of a particular medical condition or state. Typical facies are found in many conditions and may assist a doctor in diagnosis. The facies are especially characteristic in conditions such as DOWN'S SYNDROME, PAGET'S DISEASE, the TREACHER COLLIN'S SYNDROME, LEPROSY, PARKINSONISM, thyroid underactivity and ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.

facies

  1. the general aspect of a collection of organisms characteristic of a particular area or time, e.g. an assembly of fossils.
  2. an assemblage of characteristics, e.g. CARIDOID FACIES.
  3. a grouping of organisms in a successional series.

facies

characteristic facial appearance associated with a particular condition
  • moon facies round reddened face, greasy skin with acne and facial hair characteristic of Cushing's disease or long-term, high-dose steroid medication

  • myasthenic facies drooping eyelids, down-turned or drooping mouth, inability to hold eyelids open or maintain a smile, and generalized weakness of facial muscles characteristic of myasthenia gravis

  • Parkinson's facies expressionless, mask-like facial expression characteristic of Parkinson's disease

fa·ci·es

(fash'ē-ēz) [TA] This word is properly pronounced in 3 syllables, but U.S. usage often fuses the second and third syllables into one.
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): face (2) .
2. [TA]
Synonym(s): surface.
3. Synonym(s): expression (2) .
[L.]

facies (fā´shēēs),

n.pl the features, general appearance, and expression of a face.

facies

facial expression.
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