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facies British & World English

The facial expression of an individual that is typical of a particular disease or condition

facies change British & World English

A spatial transition from one facies to another.

facies fauna British & World English

Fossil fauna characteristic of a facies.

facies fossil British & World English

A fossil that is characteristic of a stratigraphic facies as a result of the restricted kind of environment tolerated by the original organism.

greenschist facies British & World English

A facies typified by the minerals characteristic of greenschists, thought to result from metamorphism at moderate temperature and pressure.