fenestration operation

fenestration operation
noun

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  • fenestration operation — n FENESTRATION (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Lempert fenestration operation — Lem·pert fenestration operation (lemґpərt) [Julius Lempert, American otologist, 1890–1968] see under operation …   Medical dictionary

  • Lempert fenestration operation — an operation for otosclerosis, consisting of drilling a small window into the lateral semicircular canal and then placing a flap of skin over the fistula …   Medical dictionary

  • Fenestration — Literally, the making of a window fenestra in Latin (and fenetre in French) is a window fenestration refers to the creation of a new opening. * * * 1. The presence of openings or fenestrae in a part. 2. Making openings in a dressing to allow… …   Medical dictionary

  • fenestration — /fen euh stray sheuhn/, n. 1. the design and disposition of windows and other exterior openings of a building. 2. Furniture. an ornamental motif having the form of a blind arcade or arch, as in medieval cabinetwork. 3. Med., Surg. a. a… …   Universalium

  • operation — Synonyms and related words: accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, acting, action, activism, activity, adventure, affair, amphibious operations, amputation, anastomotic operation, appliance, application, attempt, behavior,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Operation — Although there are many meanings to the word operation , in medicine it refers to a surgical procedure. To put matters more formally, an operation is an act or series of acts performed upon the body with the hand alone or by means of an… …   Medical dictionary

  • fenestration — /fɛnəsˈtreɪʃən/ (say fenuhs trayshuhn) noun 1. Architecture the arrangement of windows in a building. 2. Surgery any operation which creates a small opening; Lempert operation …  

  • fenestration — noun Date: 1846 1. the arrangement, proportioning, and design of windows and doors in a building 2. an opening in a surface (as a wall or membrane) 3. the operation of cutting an opening in the bony labyrinth between the inner ear and tympanum to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fenestration — [ˌfɛnɪ streɪʃ(ə)n] noun 1》 Architecture the arrangement of windows in a building. 2》 Botany & Zoology the condition of being fenestrate. 3》 Medicine a surgical operation in which a new opening is formed, especially in the labyrinth of the inner… …   English new terms dictionary

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