Definition of Fenestration

1. Noun. The arrangement of windows in a building.

Generic synonyms: Arrangement, Placement
Category relationships: Architecture



2. Noun. Surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis.
Generic synonyms: Operation, Surgery, Surgical Operation, Surgical Procedure, Surgical Process
Category relationships: Otology

Definition of Fenestration

1. n. The arrangement and proportioning of windows; -- used by modern writers for the decorating of an architectural composition by means of the window (and door) openings, their ornaments, and proportions.

Definition of Fenestration

1. Noun. (architecture) The arrangement of windows and other openings in a building. ¹

2. Noun. (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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fenestration

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fenestration

1. 1. The arrangement and proportioning of windows; used by modern writers for the decorating of an architectural composition by means of the window (and door) openings, their ornaments, and proportions. 2. The state or condition of being fenestrated. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fenestration

fenestra of the vestibule
fenestra ovalis
fenestra rotunda
fenestra vestibuli
fenestrae
fenestrals
fenestrane
fenestranes
fenestras
fenestrate
fenestrated
fenestrated capillary
fenestrated membrane
fenestrated sheath
fenestration (current term)
fenestration operation
fenestrations
fenestrule
fenestrules
fenethylline
fenethylline hydrochloride
fenfluramine
fenfluramine hydrochloride
feng shui
feng shuied
feng shuiing
feng shuis
fengite
feni

Literary usage of Fenestration

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1. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"Congenital fenestration of the Anterior Pillars of the Fauces. Shown by Dr. E. Waggett. The case was a well-marked example, occurring in a woman aged 43, ..."

2. The Origin and Development of the Lymphatic System by Florence Rena Sabin (1913)
"22, Huntington and McClure 54) and (2) by the idea of fenestration. The perineural spaces are ... The question of fenestration was considered in section IV. ..."

3. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1846)
"From what we have just been saying the transition will not be very abrupt, if we now proceed to consider one very material point in fenestration with regard ..."

4. Practical Bandaging, Including Adhesive and Plaster-of-Paris Dressings by Eldridge Lyon Eliason (1921)
"When a cast is reapplied its edges may be held together with a bandage or adhesive straps. fenestration of Casts (Fig. 136).—This is to permit the dressing ..."

5. Practical Bandaging, Including Adhesive and Plaster-of-paris Dressings by Eldridge Lyon Eliason (1914)
"When a cast is reapplied its edges may be held together with a bandage or adhesive straps. fenestration of Casts (Fig. 136).—This is to permit the dressing ..."

6. Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential & Nonresidential Buildings by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Mandatory Requirements for Exterior Doors, Windows, and fenestration Products. (a) Certification of Manufactured Exterior Doors and Windows and Manufactured ..."

7. Energy Efficient Standards for Residential and Non-Residential Buildings (1993) (1993)
"Any manufactured doors or windows or manufactured fenestration product may be ... Manufactured fenestration Products. Manufactured fenestration products ..."

8. Plaster of Paris and how to use it by Martin Wiener Ware (1906)
"METHODS OF fenestration The window can be made in a variety of ways. A. The wound, covered with appropriate dressing, may be included in the plaster of ..."

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