Craniometry. the ratio of the breadth of a face to its height.
the ratio of the length of the face to the width of the face multiplied by 100: often used in comparative anthropology Compare cranial index
[fey-shuh-list] /ˈfeɪ ʃə lɪst/ noun 1. a person who has special training in administering facials and other skin treatments for the face.
[fey-shuh l] /ˈfeɪ ʃəl/ adjective 1. of the face: facial expression. 2. for the face: a facial cream. noun 3. a treatment to beautify the face. /ˈfeɪʃəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the face noun 2. a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs adj. c.1600, “face to face,” from […]
- Facial muscle
facial muscle n. Any of the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve and that attach to and move the skin. Also called muscle of facial expression.
noun, Anatomy. 1. either one of the seventh pair of cranial nerves composed of motor fibers that control muscles of the face except those used in chewing. noun 1. the seventh cranial nerve, supplying the muscles controlling facial expression, glands of the palate and nose, and the taste buds in the anterior two-thirds of the […]