noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
(RC Church) a small aperture in the front of an altar, containing relics
(ecclesiast) a niche in the side wall of a chancel, in which the credence or piscina are set
(architect) a small window or an opening in a wall
[fi-nes-truh] /fɪˈnɛs trə/ noun, plural fenestrae [fi-nes-tree] /fɪˈnɛs tri/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. a small opening or perforation, as in a bone, especially between the middle and inner ear. 2. Entomology. a transparent spot in an otherwise opaque surface, as in the wings of certain butterflies and moths. 3. Architecture. a windowlike opening. /fɪˈnɛstrə/ […]
- Fenestra of cochlea
fenestra of cochlea n. See round window.
- Fenestra of vestibule
fenestra of vestibule n. See oval window.
[fen-uh-strey-tid, fi-nes-trey-] /ˈfɛn əˌstreɪ tɪd, fɪˈnɛs treɪ-/ adjective, Architecture. 1. having windows; windowed; characterized by windows. /fɪˈnɛsˌtreɪtɪd; ˈfɛnɪˌstreɪtɪd/ adjective 1. (architect) having windows or window-like openings 2. (biology) perforated or having fenestrae fenestrated fen·es·trat·ed (fěn’ĭ-strā’tĭd) or fen·es·trate (fěn’ĭ-strāt’, fĭ-něs’trāt’) adj. Having fenestrae or windowlike openings.