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facial

[fey-shuh l] /ˈfeɪ ʃəl/
adjective
1.
of the face:
facial expression.
2.
for the face:
a facial cream.
noun
3.
a treatment to beautify the face.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; 1910-15 for def 3; < Medieval Latin faciālis. See face, -al1
Related forms
facialist, noun
facially, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for facially

facial

/ˈfeɪʃəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the face
noun
2.
a beauty treatment for the face, involving cleansing, massage, and cosmetic packs
Derived Forms
facially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for facially

facial

adj.

c.1600, "face to face," from French facial, from Medieval Latin facialis "of the face," from facies (see face (n.)). Meaning "of the face" is from 1818. The noun meaning "beauty treatment for the face" is from 1914, American English.

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facially in Medicine

facial fa·cial (fā'shəl)
adj.
Relating to the face.

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