Definition of fenestrate in English:
adjectiveBotany & Zoology
Having small windowlike perforations or transparent areas.
- In the present study, we examine and contrast the meshwork geometries of colonies of the biserial fenestellid bryozoans with colonies of the uniserial fenestrate graptolite Dictyonema.
- Unlike fenestrate bryozoans, in fenestrate graptolites there is only one row of autozooids per branch.
- However, comparison of these extant hemichordates with the erect, fenestrate colonies of Dictyonema is problematical.
mid 19th century: from Latin fenestratus 'provided with openings', from the verb fenestrare.
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