Of or pertaining to the cranium and face; as, the craniofacial angle.
That which is involved or related to the skull and the face.
a term relating to both soft tissue of the face and the underlying bony tissues of the skull
involving the face and skull.
relating to the skull (cranio) and face (facial).
involves head and face
Pertaining to the head and face.
term used to refer to the head and face.
Pertaining to the area of the skull and the bones of the face.
Craniofacial (cranio- combining form meaning head or skull + -facial combining form referring to the facial structures grossly) may be used to describe cratain congenital malformations, injuries, surgeons who subspecialize in this area, multi-disiplinary medical-surgical teams that treat and do research on disorders affecting this region, and organizations with interest in disorders of the craniofacial structures. Craniofacial surgeons can come from a variety of backgrounds, but most are plastic surgeons or oral and maxillofacial surgeons who have undertaken advanced training after residency.