the practice of photographing or scanning a human face to allow future identification based on unique facial characteristics
They are hoping facial profiling can be used for identifying criminals.
- Facial recognition
noun See face recognition
- Facial tic
facial tic n. Involuntary spasmodic movement of the facial muscles. Also called facial spasm, prosopospasm.
noun 1. a soft, disposable paper tissue especially for cleansing the face or for use as a handkerchief.
- Facial vein
facial vein n. Any of four veins of the face; the anterior, common, deep, and retrimandibular.