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Fenestration means openings in the walls of a structure. The word comes from the Latin word fenestra ("window").
Architecture, construction and building
- Fenestration refers to the design, construction, or presence of openings in a building. Fenestration includes windows, doors, louvres, vents, wall panels, skylights, storefronts, curtain walls, and slope glazed systems.
Medicine and biology
- Fenestration—an opening that occurs naturally or is created surgically, as through a biological membrane
- Fenestra (histology)—one of the pores (fenestrae) in endothelial cells to allow rapid exchange between blood vessels and tissue
- Fenestration (botany)—natural holes in the leaves of some species of plants
- Fenestration, the practice of placing holes in the rudder of a ship to reduce the work required to move the rudder while preserving its ability to steer the ship
- Fenestra (disambiguation)
- Defenestration, the act of throwing someone or something out of a window
- National Fenestration Rating Council, an organization which measures and compares the energy performance of fenestration products
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