Face Facet Facies
(medical extract) 
~ FACE    id+ | FACADE  THEME | 
          id+ | in med> ANTERIOR or FRONT of the HEAD | 
~ FACET   id+ | FLAT SURFACE |  
~ FACIES  id+ | in med> COMBINATION OF FACIAL SIGNS | 
          etym> links a vast array of ideas found in 
  part in those conveyed by FACADE FACET FACETIUS FACILE 
  FACT FACTOR FACILITATE FACULTY FASCINATE and ... 
  hx> biol> DURING THE LATE XVII CENTURY AN EFFORT
      WAS MADE TO SYSTEMATIZE THE STUDY OF FACIAL
  PROPORTIONS AND EXPRESSIONS AND COMPARED
  SKULL FEATURES AMONG ANIMALS IN AN ATTEMPT
  TO SHOW HOW CEPHALIC FEATURES OF SPECIES
  EVOLVED INTO OTHERS
  med> PHYSIOGNOMY STUDIES WERE POPULARIZED BY 
       John Caspar LAVATIER [#]  1741-1801
  BORN AND EDUCATED IN ZURICH LAVATIER JOINED THE CHURCH 
  HE HELD THE CONVICTION THAT PHYSIOGNOMY WAS A SCIENCE
  STRESSING THAT THE FACIAL MUSCLES OF EXPRESSION
  WITH TIME IMPRINTED TYPICAL FEATURES TO THE FACE 
  {Ed. this assertion is most likely true}
  art> LAVATIER ANALYZED CLASSIC FINE ARTS AND
       BECAME VERY POPULAR IN ARISTOCRATIC CIRCLES
  med> FACIES is synonym for FACE 
       often implying that FACIAL SIGNS jointly or 
  or FACIES suggest a DIAGNOSIS as per 
  DOWN syndrome FACIES 
  med> hx> "FACIES HIPPOCRATICA" implies 
           "FACIES MORIBUNDA" or DYING FACIAL SIGNS  
  maxim> "FACIES COMPUTAT ANNOS" or 
         THE FACE COMPUTES YEARS 
  maxim> AT FACE VALUE 

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