is a term which can be applied to a range of situations and hence varies in the actual content of the definition. In terms of facial expression, a facie or facies (plural) is considered a guide to a specific individual's emotions or state of health.

FACIES: "Many parents will have a working knowledge of their offsprings facies, having watched their range of facial expressions develop over time."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FACIES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/facies/ (accessed September 25, 2020).