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facial bone

[′fā·shəl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
The bone comprising the nose and jaws, formed by the maxilla, zygoma, nasal, lacrimal, palatine, inferior nasal concha, vomer, mandible, and parts of the ethmoid and sphenoid.
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Most mammals, which have flexible cheeks and lips, typically had fewer than 50 foramina per facial bone.
Patient's sex, cause of the injury, dentoalveolar injury, oral soft tissue injury and fracture of facial bones (nasal, zygomatic-orbital complex, mandible and maxilla) were recorded.
The facial bones that have been affected by the malformation are the left zygoma, maxilla and mandible.
Yuki Koike, the 21-year-old driver of the bus and the escort's brother, was seriously injured with lung contusion and a 29-year-old woman, who was among the 25 passengers, also sustained serious injuries with a facial bone fracture, the police said.
Mr Floyd was attacked by a man and Butlin tried to act as a peacemaker - but he then lost patience and punched Mr Floyd so hard he fractured a facial bone, which needed an operation.
The study also found that women had a significant decrease in facial bone volume at a younger age than men, causing them to see the signs of aging sooner.
With the late 18th century publication of his Physiognomische Fragmente, Johann Caspar Lavater helped popularize the "science" of readings people's facial bone structure and profiles for insight into their characters and inner dispositions.
Douglas Jardine, the England bodyline cricket captain, and Derby hero Roberto have the same facial bone structure.
4 million procedures annually, including spinal fusions, non-union fractures, dental defects and facial bone repair.
Patients with abnormal facial bone structure or respiration will be asked to sleep at the center to check their brain waves and ventricular waves and undergo an electromyogram of their jaw.