Definition of Facies. Meaning of Facies. Synonyms of Facies

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Definition of Facies

Facies
Facies Fa"ci*es, n. [L., from, face. See Face.] 1. The anterior part of the head; the face. 2. (Biol.) The general aspect or habit of a species, or group of species, esp. with reference to its adaptation to its environment. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The face of a bird, or the front of the head, excluding the bill. Facies Hippocratica. (Med.) See Hippocratic.

Meaning of Facies from wikipedia

- geology, a facies (pronounced variously as /ˈfeɪʃiːz/, /ˈfeɪsiːz/ or /ˈfæʃiːz/ ['faysheez', 'fayseez' or 'fash-eez']; plural also 'facies') is a body...
- fifth declension noun, facies can be both singular and plural. Examples include: Hippocratic face (also known as "Hippocratic facies"; eyes are sunken, temples...
- Leonine facies is a facies that resembles that of a lion. It is seen in multiple conditions and has been cl****ically described for Lepromatous leprosy...
- Amanz Gressly in 1838. Analogous with these sedimentary facies a number of metamorphic facies were proposed in 1920 by Finnish petrologist Pentti Eskola...
- Mitral facies refers to a distinctive facial appearance ****ociated with mitral stenosis. Someone with mitral stenosis may present with rosy ch****s, whilst...
- Elfin facies is a form of facies where the patient presents with facial characteristics bearing some similarities to those traditionally ****ociated with...
- The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen...
- Facies diaphragmatica or diaphragmatic surface can refer to: Diaphragmatic surface of heart (facies diaphragmatica cordis) Diaphragmatic surface of lung...
- Facies is a body of rock with specified characteristics. Facies may also refer to: Facies (medical) Facies of the pile dwellings and of the dammed settlements...
- Acromegaly is a disorder that results from excess growth hormone (GH) after the growth plates have closed. The initial symptom is typically enlargement...
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