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fen·es·tra·tion

 (fĕn′ĭ-strā′shən)
n.
1. The design and placement of windows in a building.
2. An opening in the surface of a structure, as in a membrane.
3. The surgical creation of an artificial opening in a bone, as in the inner ear so as to improve or restore hearing.

fenestration

(ˌfɛnɪˈstreɪʃən)
n
1. (Architecture) the arrangement and design of windows in a building
2. (Surgery) a surgical operation to restore hearing by making an artificial opening into the labyrinth of the ear

fen•es•tra•tion

(ˌfɛn əˈstreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the design and disposition of windows and other exterior openings of a building.
2.
a. an opening or perforation in an anatomical structure.
b. surgery to effect such an opening.
c. the creation of an artificial opening into the labyrinth of the ear to restore hearing loss from otosclerosis.
[1840–50]

fenestration

A surgical method of making a hole in or perforating something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fenestration - the arrangement of windows in a building
placement, arrangement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
2.fenestration - surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
otology - the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
Translations

fenestration

[ˌfenɪsˈtreɪʃən] N (Tech) → ventanaje m

fenestration

n
(Archit) → Fensteranordnung f
(Med) → Fensterungsoperation f

fen·es·tra·tion

n. fenestración.
1. creación de una abertura en el laberinto del oído para restaurar la audición;
2. acto de perforar.
References in classic literature ?
A rope with a bolt attached had been flung across and had caught in a fenestration of a projecting fragment of railing.
1,2) The various treatment options that have been reported for mucosal fenestrations include root canal treatment and root-end resection, full thickness mucogingival flap with primary or secondary healing, full thickness mucogingival flaps with guided tissue regeneration, bone grafting and pedicle flap surgeries.
Using this information, the software precisely determined the appropriate locations of fenestrations (or holes in the graft) to align with the branch arteries.
1) Other reports of gingival fenestrations have listed etiologies as extreme buccal inclination of root tips with thin or nonexistent cortical plates combined with chronic periapical inflammation.
Both cases showed ischemic changes in stromal fenestrations that might potentially explain the etiology of cyst formation.
Management of mucosal fenestrations by interdisciplinary approach: a report of three cases.
Device choice for extracardiac fenestrations which has a large variability, is guided by several factors, including patients weight, size and location of fenestration, its geometry, vascular access and the possibility of placing a long sheath (2-6).
The common facial vein was joining the normal part of the IJV present between these two fenestrations, while other veins were draining in the anterior part of the second (lower) fenestration of the IJV.
Braun OEM Division also offers conduction catheters with extended fenestrations for localized post-operative pain management.
Apartment units are tailored to the views and varying fenestrations which provide maximum penetration of natural light.
None of the repeat laparoscopic cyst fenestrations resulted in complications or conversion to open surgery.