Medical Definition of Ossa faciei

1. The facial skeleton, consisting of bones situated between the cranial base and the mandibular region. While some consider the facial bones to comprise the hyoid, palatine, and zygomatic bones, mandible, and maxilla, others include also the lacrimal and nasal bones, inferior nasal concha, and vomer but exclude the hyoid bone. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ossa Faciei

osphresiology
osphresiophilia
osphresiophobia
osphresis
osphretic
ospray
osprays
osprey
ospreys
ossa
ossa carpi
ossa clitoridis
ossa cranii
ossa digitorum
ossa faciei (current term)
ossa membri inferioris
ossa membri superioris
ossa suturarum
ossa tarsi
ossarium
ossariums
ossature
ossatures
ossean
osseans
ossein
osseins
ossel hitch

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