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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.
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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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Common textures generated by mechanical compaction include thinning of laminate between, and draping over, concretions; flattening of burrows, fenestrae, gas-escape structures, desiccation cracks, and skeletal or detrital grains; rotated grains; spalling of coated grains; swirling structures; telescoping (conversion of grain-poor to grain-supported textures); and planar to curviplanar grain contacts.