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fenestration

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Latin fenestratio

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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.
  3. (botany) An opening through a leaf or along a stem of a plant.

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