Associations to the word «Facies»
FACIES, noun. (plurale tantum) Appearance.
FACIES, noun. (plurale tantum) (medicine) Facial features, like an expression or complexion, typical for patients having certain diseases or conditions (e.g. costive facies).
FACIES, noun. (geology) A body of rock with specified characteristics reflecting the way it was formed.
FACIES HIPPOCRATICA, noun. (medicine) The pallid or shrunken face of someone about to die.
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