Fa"ci*es (?), n. [L., from, face. See Face.]


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. Zool.

The face of a bird, or the front of the head, excluding the bill.

Facies Hippocratica. Med. See Hippocratic.


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