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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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Udocx is a robust cloud based service from Fenestrae that captures valuable business documents and empowers organizations to automatically process and store documents in Office 365 or any other cloud-based repositories.
kreffti, the anterior fenestrae are bigger than the posterior fenestrae, different from the condition found by Nishida (1990) in Narke japonica, whose ventral fenestrae are bigger than the dorsal fenestrae.
Small liver fenestrae may explain the susceptibility of rabbits to atherosclerosis.
The number of fenestrae near the condyle was also larger in the riverine species, varying from one to four per individual.
Mobile software solutions provider Fenestrae has launched version 1.
Fenestrae contain the remains of a low-diversity cryptic microbial community.
For a crystal-based material to bind the ASGP-R of hepatocytes, it must penetrate pores of the 100-nm fenestrae characteristic of endothelial cells that lie between the hepatocyte and the circulatory compartment (13).
Nunc siquidem patulis effundit membra fenestris, jucundasque capit, Zephyris halantibus, auras, nunc gelidas fluvii postica immergit in undas membra cohors, ulnasque fenestrae in limine ponit.
horam (mid hour, 1); pars adaperta fuit, pars altera clausa fenestrae (one shutter of my window was open, the other was closed, 3); aut ubi nox abiit nec tamen orta dies (or when the night has gone and the day is not yet sprung, 6); this never fully allows us to work out whether Corinna is a Catullan goddess or a flesh-and-blood puella.
This description was primarily based on three distinct characters: slightly woolly dorsal fur, gray-based ventral fur (hairs with dark bases and buffy tips), and the presence of rounded palatine fenestrae.