Facial Fa"cial, a. [LL. facialis, fr. L. facies face : cf. F. facial.] Of or pertaining to the face; as, the facial artery, vein, or nerve. -- {Fa"cial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Facial angle} (Anat.), the angle, in a skull, included between a straight line (ab, in the illustrations), from the most prominent part of the forehead to the front efge of the upper jaw bone, and another (cd) from this point to the center of the external auditory opening. See {Gnathic index}, under {Gnathic}. [1913 Webster]

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