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facial eczema

  

      n   a disease of sheep and cattle, occurring in warm areas of North Island, New Zealand. It is caused by a fungus, Pithomyces chartarum, and causes impairment of liver function and reddening, itching, scab formation, and swelling of the skin, esp. on the face  
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facial  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the face  
      n  
2    a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs  
  facially      adv  


facial angle  
      n   the angle formed between a line from the base of the nose to the opening of the ear and a line from the base of the nose to the most prominent part of the forehead: often used in comparative anthropology  
facial eczema  
      n   a disease of sheep and cattle, occurring in warm areas of North Island, New Zealand. It is caused by a fungus, Pithomyces chartarum, and causes impairment of liver function and reddening, itching, scab formation, and swelling of the skin, esp. on the face  
facial index  
      n   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  
facial nerve  
      n   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 tongue  

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