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FENESTRATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does fenestration mean? 

FENESTRATION (noun)
  The noun FENESTRATION has 2 senses:

1. the arrangement of windows in a building
2. surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis

  Familiarity information: FENESTRATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FENESTRATION (noun)


Sense 1fenestration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The arrangement of windows in a building

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("fenestration" is a kind of...):

arrangement; placement (the spatial property of the way in which something is placed)

Domain category:

architecture (the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings)


Sense 2fenestration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("fenestration" is a kind of...):

operation; surgery; surgical operation; surgical procedure; surgical process (a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body)

Domain category:

otology (the branch of medicine concerned with the ear)


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