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fenestration

1. Architecture the arrangement and design of windows in a building
2. Med a surgical operation to restore hearing by making an artificial opening into the labyrinth of the ear
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Fenestration

The design and placement of windows, and other exterior openings in a building.
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fenestration

[‚fen·ə′strā·shən]
(architecture)
The arrangement of openings, especially windows, in the wall of a building.
(biology)
A transparent or windowlike break or opening in the surface.
The presence of windowlike openings.
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fenestration

The arrangement and design of windows in a building.
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There are, however, a number of situations where it is difficult or impractical to obtain such detailed fenestration descriptions, such as in analyzing an existing building, a building in a foreign location, or when developing the reference building for the Energy Cost Budget (ECB) Method detailed in ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 (ASHRAE 2016).
Alveolar plate fenestrations and dehiscences of the human skull.
With Solar's new Quick Release Cladding System, the frame is able to be removed from the fenestration as a single unit as opposed to individual pieces.
In contrast, the gingival fenestration is a rarer phenomenon.
Interestingly, CD34 immunostaining highlighted blood vessels within fibrotic and fibroblast-rich stromal fenestrations, whereas there were no blood vessels in cystic and edematous/hyalinized stromal fenestrations (Figure 3).
Fontan procedure involves placement of a fenestration to allow decompression of the systemic venous circulation.
The window fenestration consists of horizontal "ribbons" in the northern mass, a pattern of individual "punched" windows in the central "core" mass and recessed vertical strips between closely spaced masonry piers in the southern mass where it stands adjacent to the church yard.
Mucosal fenestration is a condition that can be described as breakdown of the overlying bone and alveolar mucosa leading to exposure of root apex in the oral environment.
Next, a 3D printer generates a template of the diseased section of the patient's aorta, which is then used by surgeons to create fenestrations in the endograft.