Facial Features

Facial Features


the condition of having an upper jaw that protrudes beyond the plane of the face. — gnathic, adj.
Obsolete, the act of gaping or letting the mouth hang open wide.
a feature or detail in relation to outline or contour, as a feature of a face. — lineamental, adj.
the condition of having medium-sized jaws that project only slightly from the plane of the face. — mesognathic, mesognathous, adj.
Rare. a form of divination involving examination of facial features. — metopomantic, adj.
the art or science of physiognomy; the attempt to discern a person’s character from the study of the facial features. — metoposcopist, n., — metoposcopic, metoposcopical, adj.
the condition of having retracted jaws. — opisthognathic, opisthognathous, adj.
the condition of having straight jaws. — orthognathic, orthog-nathous, adj.
the study of the signs that reveal human passions. — pathognomonic, adj.
1. the art of determining character or personal qualities from the features or form of the body, especially the face.
2. divination by examining the features of a face. — physiognomist, n. — physiognomic, physiognomical, adj.
the condition of having jaws that project beyond the upper part of the face. — prognathic, prognathous, adj.
neuralgia affecting the face.
1. Obsolete, a description of the face. See also history.
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There is increasing interest in facial aesthetic treatments among men; yet, there is a lack of data describing male attitudes toward age-related changes to their facial features and associated preferences for prioritizing treatment.
Dr Dawn Eubanks, associate professor of behavioural science & strategy said: "Our findings imply that within business, military and sport, individuals who achieve the highest positions of leadership share common facial features that distinguish them from leaders in other domains.
However, he insisted that snowmen with clear facial features were banned under religious rules.
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In fact, horses need to see the detailed facial features of both eyes and ears before they use another horse's head direction to guide them.
Most children exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb do not develop the distinct facial features seen in fetal alcohol syndrome, but instead show signs of abnormal intellectual or behavioral development, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and researchers in Chile.
The second was also white and in his early twenties, 5ft 8in tall, with slim facial features and was wearing a black hooded top.
The researchers also examined CEO pay as a function of facial features and found a statistically significant positive association between pay and "competent looks" but not between pay and any other facial features.
Japanese company, Omron's Okao Vision software uses walk-through recognition of facial features to determine access, allowing entrants to forgo passwords, swipe cards or physical identification, like fingerprints.
The suspect is white with a light tan, possibly of mixed race, 5ft 8in tall, skinny, 15 to 18 years old, with a spotty complexion around his mouth, narrow facial features, with a Cardiff accent.
Previous studies had demonstrated that people with facial features that are symmetrical are more attractive to the opposite sex.
His attacker - described as a white man in his 50s with a slim build and gaunt facial features - fled in the direction of Grovesend.