Definition of fenestrated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfenəˌstrādəd/


1Provided with a window or windows: the fenestrated heights of nearby buildings
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  • With fully fenestrated facades facing each other across virtually inaccessible passageways it seems that each house was conceived in complete isolation.
  • A deep, fenestrated entryway in the neoclassical style was added at some point in the eighteenth century, and its corners are quoined like the comers of the house (and were presumably added at the same time).
  • Where a building served as both museum and gallery, as at Wolverhampton, the ground floor, containing the museum, was fenestrated and the first floor was windowless.
1.1chiefly Anatomy Having perforations, apertures, or transparent areas: the capillaries have a fenestrated epithelium
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  • The nasal mucosa is richly vascularised, and the fenestrated epithelium drains by way of the facial and sphenopalatine veins, avoiding first pass metabolism.
  • To prevent cardiac herniation through the pericardial defect a fenestrated patch of Gortex is sutured into place.
  • A transesophageal echocardiogram disclosed a probable fenestrated atrial septum with an aneurysm and a bidirectional shunting that was confirmed by cardiac catheterization in supine position.


Early 19th century: from Latin fenestrare (see fenestrate) + -ed1.

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Syllabification: fe·nes·trat·ed

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