What is the difference between Facial and Caimans?

The difference between facial and caimans

is that "facial" is of or affecting the face and "caimans" is any of the relatively small crocodilians of genus Caiman, within family Alligatoridae.




  • Of or affecting the face.
  • (law, by extension) (of a law or regulation validity) on its face; as it appears (as opposed to as it is applied)

Coordinate terms

  • (dentistry location adjectives) anterior,‎ apical,‎ apicocoronal,‎ axial,‎ buccal,‎ buccoapical,‎ buccocervical,‎ buccogingival,‎ buccolabial,‎ buccolingual,‎ bucco-occlusal,‎ buccopalatal,‎ cervical,‎ coronal,‎ coronoapical,‎ distal,‎ distoapical,‎ distobuccal,‎ distocervical,‎ distocoronal,‎ distofacial,‎ distogingival,‎ distoincisal,‎ distolingual,‎ disto-occlusal,‎ distoclusal,‎ distocclusal,‎ distopalatal,‎ facial,‎ gingival,‎ incisal,‎ incisocervical,‎ inferior,‎ labial,‎ lingual,‎ linguobuccal,‎ linguo-occlusal,‎ mandibular,‎ maxillary,‎ mesial,‎ mesioapical,‎ mesiobuccal,‎ mesiocervical,‎ mesiocoronal,‎ mesiodistal,‎ mesiofacial,‎ mesioincisal,‎ mesiogingival,‎ mesiolingual,‎ mesio-occlusal,‎ mesioclusal,‎ mesiocclusal,‎ mesiopalatal,‎ occlusal,‎ palatal,‎ posterior,‎ proximal,‎ superior,‎ vestibular (Category: en:Dentistry) [edit]


  • The facial constitutionality of the law is in question.


  • A personal care beauty treatment which involves cleansing and moisturizing of the human face.
  • (film) A kind of early silent film focusing on the facial expressions of the actor.

Related terms

  • facially


  • But in facials, moving picture technology also enabled an exaggeration of this performance tradition, bringing a new emphasis to the details […]
  • He gave his wife a creamy facial.


  • Any of the relatively small crocodilians of genus Caiman, within family Alligatoridae.
  • A semi-aquatic lizard, of the genus Dracaena, found in South America. To differentiate from caimans, they are referred to as caiman lizards.


  • Caimans are reptiles that are closely related to their Central and South American neighbors, the alligators. Adult caimans are usually four to six feet in length.
  • The caimans are found in South America, mainly in the Amazon basin, with one species extending into the southern part of Mexico and another reaching northern parts of Argentina.
  • Newly hatched caimans eat insects. Young caimans are eaten by Jabirus, Wood Storks, Great Egrets, and raccoons. Adult caimans have no predators except human poachers.