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How Do You Spell FACIAL?

Correct spelling for the English word "facial" is [f_ˈeɪ_ʃ_əl], [fˈe͡ɪʃə͡l], [fˈe‍ɪʃə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of FACIAL

  1. Origin: Fasciculus Teres; by Pars Intermedia from lateral column of cord. Communicates with auditory, pneumogastric, glossopharyngeal, auriculo-temporal, auricularis magnus, trigeminus, carotid plexus. Branches: Large Petrosal to levator palati and azygos uvulae(through spheno-palatine ganglion); Small Petrosal to tensor palati and tensor tympani(through otic ganglion); External Petrosal to plexus on middle meningeal artery; Tympanic to stapedius; Chorda Tympani to gustatory and through this to anterior two-thirds of tongue(sense of taste), submaxillary gland(secretion), submaxillary ganglion; Posterior Auricular, to retrahens aurem and occipito-frontalis; branches to stylo-hyoid and posterior belly of digastric; Lingual, to palato-glossus and stylo-glossus. Termination: Temporo-Facial distributed to orbicularis palpebrarum, corrugator supercilii, muscles of cheek; and Cervico-Facial to buccinator, orbicularis oris, muscles of lip and chin, platysma myoides.

Common Misspellings for FACIAL

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Usage Examples for FACIAL

  1. Berridge accepted the offer mechanically- relieved at the prompt fading of his worst fear, yet feeling in himself a tell- tale facial blankness for the still absolutely anomalous character of his friend's appeal. - "The Finer Grain" by Henry James
  2. She had " walled" her eyes and pulled her mouth down in the most approved facial expression of one who, proffering help to the unfortunate, realizes that ingratitude is to be her portion. - "The Long Chance" by Peter B. Kyne
  3. Deep lines appeared on his forehead; for it is an awful thing for a football enthusiast to be compelled to applaud, in the very middle of the Cup- ties, purely by means of facial expression. - "The Man Upstairs and Other Stories" by P. G. Wodehouse
  4. But this was denied by their facial expression, which bore out the claim of a chance acquaintance long resident among them that they are very frank, " simple," and friendly, but far more apt to keep within a well- defined limit than the average of tropical women. - "Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond" by Harry A. Franck
  5. Julia struggled for absolute control of her facial muscles. - "The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V." by Kathleen Norris
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