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fenestration (s) (noun), fenestrations (pl)
1. In medicine, an operation in which an artificial opening is made into the labyrinth of the ear: This medical fenestration is a procedure that is performed to treat deafness associated with otosclerosis.
2. The establishment of a fistulous opening (fenestra) usually to by pass some bodily obstruction.
3. In architecture, the arrangement and design of windows in a building.
4. The creation of an opening in a medical dressing or cast that allows a medical person to examine or to treat an injury.
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tracheal fenestration (s) (noun), tracheal fenestrations (pl)
A surgical procedure to create an epithelialised mucocutaneous opening from the neck into the trachea.
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