Fenestra


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fenestra

[fə′nes·trə]
(anatomy)
An opening in the medial wall of the middle ear.
(medicine)
An opening in a bandage or plaster splint for examination or drainage.

Fenestra

A loophole in the walls of a fortress or castle, from which missiles were discharged: the ancient equivalent of a window.
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Reducing footplate complications in small fenestra micro-drill stapedotomy.
Two other cervical centra were recovered, one on the left of the post-occipital region and the other inside the right temporal fenestra. Based on the articulated elements and the two isolated vertebrae, the neck of Stenorhynchosaurus must have contained at least seventeen cervical vertebrae, including the missing atlas-axis.
Posteriorly, the fenestra superior is very conspicuous dorsally.
a) lateral view of tegumen, saccus, uncus, gnathos and valve; b) opposite view of right valve; c) dorsal view of tegumen, fenestra and uncus; d) posterior view of fultura inferior; e) lateral (above), ventral (middle) and dorsal (below) views of aedeagus.
17 October 2014 - Swedish strategy consultancy specialist BTS Group AB (STO:BTS-B) said today it had entered into an agreement to take over US HR technology solutions provider Fenestra Inc and all of its affiliated entities.
Window in Latin is fenestra, in Welsh, ffenestr, just for starters.
Es un ramo directo del facial en la porcion petrosa del temporal entre el ganglio geniculado y la cuerda del timpano en la parte proximal del segmento timpanico o piramidal, proporciona la inervacion al musculo del estribo o estapedio situado en la pared posterior de la cavidad timpanica donde ocupa una cavidad conica dentro de la eminencia piramidal; el tendon del musculo estapedio se inserta en el cuello del estribo y su accion consiste en traccionar posteriormente el estribo para hacer oscilar su base en la ventana oval o fenestra vestibular, lo que tensa el ligamento anular reduciendo la amplitud de oscilacion (9).
Stapes surgery requires complex surgical skills and experience to achieve good results, is In order to make an estimation of the thickness of the footplate and the amount of drilling required to create a fenestra, several studies have tried to establish the value of multislice computed tomography (CT) in otosclerosis.
presence of a posttemporal fenestra), this feature has been regarded as synapomorphic for the genus Ceratophrys by previous authors (PERI, 1993).
Defenestrar tem leitura composicional em italiano e frances, porque nessas linguas janela diz-se finestra/fenetre, mas em portugues os falantes nao possuem em seu repertorio de substantivos a palavra 'fenestra' para servir de base para a parte saussureana da leitura.
Johnson, Dois Estudos Polemicos (Tucson: Fenestra, 2004), 45-83.