moon face


The round usually red face seen in Cushing's syndrome or in hyperadrenocorticalism.

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Historical Examples of moon face

  • And in fact, Pascualo's moon-face was glowing in the excitement of this battle with the sea.

    Mayflower (Flor de mayo)

    Vicente Blasco Ibez

  • It was the moon-face at the bottom of the pin that next came in for an explanation.

    Ann Arbor Tales

    Karl Edwin Harriman

  • The corners of the mouth in the moon-face ascended in a chuckle.

    Mistress Nell

    George C. Hazelton, Jr.

  • The moon-face of the giantess brightened for the first time.

    No Name

    Wilkie Collins

  • A moon-face, with cropped skull like a prize-fighter and no soul.