Medical Dictionary

fenestration

noun fen·es·tra·tion \ˌfen-ə-ˈstrā-shən\

Medical Definition of FENESTRATION

1
a :  a natural or surgically created opening in a surface b :  the presence of such openings
2
:  the operation of cutting an opening in the bony labyrinth between the inner ear and tympanum to replace natural fenestrae that are not functional
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