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1. the anterior, or ventral, aspect of the head from the forehead to the chin, inclusive.
2. any presenting aspect or surface. adj., adj fa´cial.
face lift popular name for rhytidectomy.
moon face the peculiar rounded face seen in various conditions, such as in Cushing's syndrome, or after administration of adrenal corticoids.
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the round, usually red face, with large jowls, seen in Cushing disease or in exogenous hyperadrenocorticalism.
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The round, puffy face seen especially in Cushing syndrome.
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moon faceA rounded face with a double chin, prominent flushed cheeks, and fat deposits in the temporal fossa and cheeks, which is typical of Cushing's disease/syndrome and cri-du-chat–5p-syndrome; the name also refers to a broad, round face with bright-red cheeks in well-developed, broad-chested children with pulmonic stenosis and a right-to-left shunt
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moon face(mūn fās)
The round, usually red face, with large jowls, seen in Cushing disease or in exogenous hyperadrenocorticalism.
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