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trifacial

[trahy-fey-shuh l]
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adjective
  1. trigeminal.
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Origin of trifacial

First recorded in 1830–40; tri- + facial
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Historical Examples

  • I want these facts partly to throw light on the marvellous laburnum Adami, trifacial oranges, etc.

    The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)

    Charles Darwin


British Dictionary definitions for trifacial

trifacial

adjective
  1. another word for trigeminal
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trifacial in Medicine

trifacial

(trī-fāshəl)
adj.
  1. Trigeminal.
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