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Noun: fenestration  ,fe-ni'strey-shun
  1. (architecture) the arrangement of windows in a building
  2. (otology) surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis

Derived forms: fenestrations

Type of: arrangement, op [informal], operation, placement, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

Encyclopedia: Fenestration