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  • Noun: facies  'feyshee`eez
    1. (biology) the general aspect or habit of a species, or group of species, esp. with reference to its adaptation to its environment 
    2. (medicine) facial appearance typical of a particular disease 
    3. (geology) characteristics of a rock deposit

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  • [Medicine]
    The appearance of the face that is often characteristic of a disease or pathological condition,as the elfin facies of WILLIAMS SYNDROME or the mongoloid facies of DOWN SYNDROME. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary,2d ed) n pl facies
    1 : an appearance and expression of the face characteristic of a particular condition esp. when abnormal ‹peptic ulcer facies› ‹adenoid facies›
    2 : an anatomical surface
Examples
  • You may call my facies whimsical.
  • Clastic facies pattern recognition is somewhat systematic.
  • The sediments are detrital and largely of greywacke facies.
  • The sedimentary members are largely turbidites of greywacke facies.
  • facies of species are often connected with extreme or disturbed habitats.
  • The facies of a modern beach is probably seldom preserved in the geological record.
  • The accumulation of oil is governed by lateral changes from permeable to impermeable facies.
  • Seismic stratigraphy is the study of stratigraphy and depositional facies as interpreted from seismic data.
  • Characterization of sedimentology in fluvial facies reservoir
  • Methodology for sedimentary facies discription . nonmarine facies
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