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Fenestration may refer to :


  • Architecture, construction and building 1
  • Medicine and biology 2
  • Other uses 3
  • See also 4

Architecture, construction and building

Medicine and biology

  • 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
    • Fenestrated leaf, specialized leaves of succulent plants with transparent or translucent windows to optimize light capture

Other uses

  • 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

See also

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