physiognomic

adjective
phys·​i·​og·​nom·​ic | \ˌfi-zē-ə(g)-ˈnä-mik \
variants: or less commonly physiognomical \ˌfi-​zē-​ə(g)-​ˈnä-​mi-​kəl \

Definition of physiognomic 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of physiognomy or the physiognomy

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physiognomically \ˌfi-​zē-​ə(g)-​ˈnä-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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1577, in the meaning defined above

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physiognomic

adjective
phys·​i·​og·​nom·​ic | \ˌfiz-ē-ə(g)-ˈnäm-ik \
variants: also physiognomical \-​i-​kəl \

Medical Definition of physiognomic 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of physiognomy or the physiognomy

Other Words from physiognomic

physiognomically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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