facial bones

fa·cial bones

the bones surrounding the mouth and nose and contributing to the orbits; they are the paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae; and the unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones

the 14 bones that form the face of the skull. They include two each of the nasal, palatine, inferior nasal concha, maxilla, lacrimal, and zygomatic bones, plus the mandible and vomer.

fa·cial bones

(fā'shăl bōnz)
The bones surrounding the mouth and nose and contributing to the orbits; they are the paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae; and the unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones

These are the upper jaw (maxilla), the cheek bone (zygoma), the nasal bone in the upper part of the nose, the lacrimal bone at the inner corner of the eye, the hard palate (palatine bone) and parts of the deeper ETHMOID and SPHENOID bones. The lower jaw bone is called the mandible.

fa·cial bones

(fā'shăl bōnz)
Bones surrounding mouth and nose and contributing to orbits; made of paired maxillae, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, and inferior nasal conchae and unpaired ethmoid, vomer, mandible, and hyoid.

facial bones,

n.pl the bones of the face, which include the frontal, nasal, maxillary, zygomatic, and mandibular bones.
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His gipsy-complexion, his fleshless cheeks, his gaunt facial bones, his dreamy eyes, his extraordinary parti-coloured hair, the puzzling contradiction between his face and figure which made him look old and young both together--were all more or less calculated to produce an unfavourable impression of him on a stranger's mind.
Implants are titanium screws which can be placed into facial bones and used to hold a variety of oral prostheses, including teeth and gums, in place.
With about 1400 illustration demonstrating head and neck anatomy and surgical procedures, the atlas contains 24 chapters covering, in addition to the preceding, sectional radiographic anatomy and scanning, emergency procedures, the sinuses and maxilla, the nose and nasopharynx, the face, general purpose flaps, the lips, cleft lip and palate, the periorbital region, the ear, fractures of facial bones, cysts and tumors involving the mandible, oral cavity and oropharynx, the neck, the parotid salivary grand and management of malignant salivary gland neoplasia, endocrine surgery, the trachea and mediastinum, the larynx, the hypopharynx and the esophagus, and vascular procedures.
Martin suffered a fractured skull, broken facial bones, a fractured neck bone and18broken ribs.
Cardiff Crown Court heard Brian Eberg said cannabis helped with his arthritis and eased the pain he suffered after he had fallen from his bicycle, knocking out his teeth and fracturing facial bones.
But there was no fractured skull or damage to facial bones.
1,6,10] While the sphenoid, frontal and ethmoid bones are not typically considered facial bones, they are often injured in midfacial fractures and can be considered part of the midface as well.
For thin facial bones, such as thoe around the cheeks, the researchers embed the bone-growth-promoting proteins right into the scaffolding material.
Fractures of the nose and other facial bones are a relatively common and potentially serious injury in soccer players, reports a Brazilian study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Among facial bones the most common site of injury is mandible due to its position, prominence, and mobility, fol-lowed by maxilla, zygoma and nasal bones.
Under the headline "No Anorexia," images across newspapers and billboards showed Caro naked, vertebrae and facial bones protruding.
When these cysts occur in the facial bones, they probably arise from a congenital inclusion rest or a traumatic implantation.