fenestration

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EtymologyEdit

Latin fenestratio

NounEdit

fenestration (countable and uncountable, plural fenestrations)

  1. (architecture) The arrangement of windows and other openings in a building.
  2. (surgery) An opening in the surface of an organ etc; the surgical creation of such an opening, especially one in the bony part of the inner ear made to improve hearing.

Derived termsEdit

  • interfenestration

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Last modified on 3 December 2013, at 09:56