adenoid facies


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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.
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ad·e·noid fa·ci·es

the open-mouthed and often dull appearance in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose.
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ad·e·noid fa·ci·es

(ad'ĕ-noyd fā'shē-ēz)
The open-mouthed and often dull appearance in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ad·e·noid fa·ci·es

(ad'ĕ-noyd fā'shē-ēz)
The open-mouthed and often dull appearance seen in children with adenoid hypertrophy, associated with a pinched nose.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012