Medical Definition of Facial palsy

1. A condition that involves the facial nerve (VII cranial nerve) and results in the paralysis of one side of the face. Bell's (facial nerve palsy) can be differentiated from a central (stroke) deficit by the inability to raise the eyebrow on the affected side. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Facial Palsy

facial hemiatrophy of Romberg
facial hemiplegia
facial hillock
facial index
facial injuries
facial lymph nodes
facial motor nucleus
facial muscle
facial muscles
facial myokymia
facial nerve
facial nerves
facial neuralgia
facial nucleus
facial pain
facial palsy (current term)
facial paralysis
facial plane
facial plexus
facial profile
facial profiling
facial recognition
facial reflex
facial root
facial spasm
facial tic
facial tics
facial tissue
facial triangle

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