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Meaning of FENESTRA

Pronunciation:  fi'nestru

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a small membrane-covered opening (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)

FENESTRA is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: ear, fenestra cochleae, fenestra of the cochlea, fenestra of the vestibule, fenestra ovalis, fenestra rotunda, fenestra vestibuli, opening, orifice, oval window, porta, round window



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fe*nes"tra\, n.; pl. {Fenestr[ae]}. [L., a window.]
A small opening; esp., one of the apertures, closed by
membranes, between the tympanum and internal ear.

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