facial index
noun Date: circa 1889 the ratio of the breadth of the face to its length multiplied by 100

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • facial index — n the ratio multiplied by 100 of the breadth of the face to its length * * * the relation of the length of the face to its width, obtained by multiplying by 100 the bizygomatic width and dividing the product by the distance from the ophryon to… …   Medical dictionary

  • facial index — noun the ratio (in percent) of the maximum width to the maximum height of the face • Hypernyms: ↑ratio * * * noun : the ratio of the breadth of the face to its length multiplied by 100, the breadth used being usually the bizygomatic and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • facial index — Craniom. the ratio of the breadth of a face to its height. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • facial index — fac′ial in dex n. anat. pan the ratio of the breadth of a face to its height …   From formal English to slang

  • facial index — /feɪʃəl ˈɪndɛks/ (say fayshuhl indeks) noun the ratio of the breadth of a face to its height …   Australian English dictionary

  • upper facial index — n the ratio of the distance between the nasion and prosthion to the bizygomatic breadth multiplied by 100 …   Medical dictionary

  • upper facial index — noun : the ratio of the distance between nasion and prosthion to the bizygomatic breadth multiplied by 100 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Facial Action Coding System — (FACS) is a system to taxonomize human facial expressions, originally developed by Paul Ekman and Wallace Friesen in 1976. [P. Ekman and W. Friesen. Facial Action Coding System: A Technique for the Measurement of Facial Movement. Consulting… …   Wikipedia

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