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[Fr. face fr. L. facies, form, figure, face]
1. The front part of the head from the forehead to the chin, extending laterally to but not including the ears.
MUSCLES OF FACE AND SCALP
ANATOMY There are 14 bones in the face. The blood supply is bilateral from the facial, maxillary, and superficial temporal branches of the external carotid artery and the ophthalmic branch of the internal carotid artery. The veins include the external and internal jugular veins.
2. The immobile appearance of the face, e.g., in neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson disease.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Face." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face.
Face. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face. Accessed December 11, 2019.
Face. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face
Face [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 11]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face.
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