FACIES

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 January 26, 2020).
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