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fenestra

 [fĕ-nes´trah] (pl. fenes´trae) (L.)
fenestra coch´leae round window.
fenestra vesti´buli oval window.

fe·nes·tra

, pl.

fe·nes·trae

(fĕ-nes'tră, -trē),
1. An anatomic aperture, often closed by a membrane.
2. An opening left in a plaster of Paris cast or other form of fixed dressing to permit access to a wound or inspection of the part.
3. The opening in one of the blades of an obstetric forceps.
4. A lateral opening in the sheath of an endoscopic instrument that allows lateral viewing or operative maneuvering.
5. Openings in the wall of a tube, catheter, or trocar designed to promote better flow of air or fluids.
Synonym(s): window (1)
[L. window]

fenestra

(fə-nĕs′trə)
n. pl. fenes·trae (-trē′)
1. Anatomy A small anatomical opening, as in a bone.
2. An opening in a bone made by surgical fenestration.

fe·nes′tral adj.

fe·nes·tra

, pl. fenestrae (fĕ-nes'tră, -trē)
1. An anatomic aperture, often closed by a membrane.
2. An opening left in a cast or other form of fixed dressing to permit access to a wound or inspection of the part.
3. The opening in one of the blades of an obstetric forceps.
4. A lateral opening in the sheath of an endoscopic instrument that allows lateral viewing or operative maneuvering through the sheath.
5. Openings in the wall of a tube, catheter, or trocar designed to promote better flow of air or fluids.
Synonym(s): window.
[L. window]

fenestra

An opening or window between two chambers or body spaces, or an opening made in a plaster cast or dressing to allow examination or drainage.

fe·nes·tra

, pl. fenestrae (fĕ-nes'tră, -trē)
1. [TA] An anatomic aperture, often closed by a membrane.
2. An opening left in a plaster of Paris cast or other form of fixed dressing to permit access to a wound or inspection of the part.
3. Openings in the wall of a tube, catheter, or trocar designed to promote better flow of air or fluids.
Synonym(s): window (1) .
[L. window]
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