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face·mask

 (fās′măsk′)
n.
A covering worn on the face, often enveloping the entire head, especially:
a. A covering that disguises one's identity: robbers who wore facemasks.
b. A covering that protects one's face: a skier's facemask.
c. A transparent, watertight mask that is used to see under water.

facemask

(ˈfeɪsˌmɑːsk)
n
1. a mask worn to prevent the inhalation of fumes, or to avoid spreading germs
2. cosmetics chiefly US a cream treatment that cleanses and tones the skin
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An integrated, wicking facemask (also treated with Microban) protects against wind and precipitation.
The facemask worn by the dental assistant does not cover the nose.
Also on the evening of Sept.23, a man was suddenly shot in his genitals by a suspect in a motorcycle helmet and facemask while enjoying an outdoor BBQ with his colleagues.
Biomarine's recently released AVTWT interface allows mine rescue team members the ability to fully communicate intra-team as well as with fresh air command centers via IWT's wireless system, all contained inside the BioPak facemask. The microphone installed inside the facemask offers increased safety and the ability to communicate wirelessly throughout IWT's communications network, enhancing team safety as well as potentially eliminating miscommunications.
When the tracheal intubation is performed under general anesthesia in patients with known or predicted difficult airways, the next thing that the anesthesiologists eager to know is whether or not the facemask ventilation is difficult.
The initial investigation showed that Kenneth de Dios and Alfredo Santos had just stopped at the corner of ABC Street and Pablo Ocampo Extension (Vito Cruz) in Barangay La Paz when a man wearing a facemask fired at them.
Glycopyrrolate 10 [micro]g/kg, ondansetron 0.15 mg/kg were given IV preoxygenation done with 100% O2 for 3 minutes with a scented facemask. Acceptance of facemask by the child was graded with the same grading as that of the acceptance of IV cannulation.
Mutual use of rapid maxillary expansion and facemask has been a classical method for maxillary protraction in growing children with mild to moderate skeletal class III relationship, an average of 2-3 mm of maxillary advancement is attained through this conventional method.
How many times have you been forced to climb from your tree after dropping a facemask, glove or even the all-important release aid?
It is advisable for those who are sneeze prone and others to wear surgical facemask to protect inhalation of airborne contaminants.
Initially, timepoint 1 (T|), 9 lorikeets were anesthetized via facemask induction with 5% isoflurane and maintained at 2%-3% for microchip placement and body temperature data collection.
Watkins came close to doubling the lead, only to see his deflection ricochet over the bar off the goalkeeper's facemask! Penarth were eventually punished as Cardiff pressure led to a penalty corner that found its way into the bottom corner of the Penarth net.