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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
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.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Face." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face.
Face. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face. Accessed December 10, 2023.
Face. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face
Face [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 December 10]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729960/all/face.
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