noun, plural fe·nes·trae [fi-nes-tree]. /fɪˈnɛs tri/.
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Origin of fenestra
OTHER WORDS FROM fenestrafe·nes·tral, adjectiveun·fe·nes·tral, adjective
Words nearby fenestra
Example sentences from the Web for fenestra
The pro-otic lies in front of the exoccipital and together with the opisthotic forms the hind border of the fenestra ovalis.
During life the fenestra ovalis lodges the proximal end of the columellar chain.
There are in mammals four auditory ossicles forming a chain extending from the fenestra ovalis to the tympanic membrane.
This operation, however, necessitates the complete mastoid operation in order to freely expose the region of the fenestra ovalis.
Some authorities advise chiselling away of the margins of the fenestra ovalis.