fenestra-, fenestr-

(Latin: window; in anatomy, a small opening in a bone; to bring to light, to show)

fenestrated (adjective), more fenestrated, most fenestrated
1. In the anatomy, perforated by one or more openings; such as, tissue.
2. Made with windows or similar openings in a building.
3. Having openings or perforations.
4. A description of a moth's wings that have transparent markings.
fenestrated membrane (s) (noun), fenestrated membranes (pl)
A very thin layer of body tissue that covers something with one or more openings (fenestrae), as found in large arteries.
fenestrated sheath (s) (noun), fenestrated sheathes (pl)
A protective covering with a window cut in the tip or lateral convexity (surface that is evenly curved outward), through which special cutting instruments can be passed.
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.
fenestro (s) (noun), fenestros (pl)
A "window" in Esperanto.
This nomenclature ("window lizard") is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Oviraptor. Named by Henry Fairfield Osborn in 1924.
fenestrule (s) (noun), fenestrules (pl)
One of the openings in windows.
tracheal fenestration (s) (noun), tracheal fenestrations (pl)
A surgical procedure to create an epithelialised mucocutaneous opening from the neck into the trachea.
vena fenestra cochlea (s) (noun), vena fenestrae cochleae (pl)
A vein of the internal ear draining the region of the round window, which drains into the vestibulocochlear vein.

A cross reference of other word family units that are related directly, indirectly, or partially with: "opening, hole, cavity, tract, tube": alveolo-; antro-; anu-; celo-; coelio-; concho-; hernio-; hiat-; meato-; ora-; parieto-; poro-; pyl-, pyle-; pylor-; sphinctero-; splanchn-; stomato-; syringo-; uretero-; urethro-; vagino-; ventricul-.