fenestrule
n. [L. dim. fenestra, window]
(BRYOZOA)
A small opening between branches of a fenestrate colony.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Fenestrule — Fe*nes trule, n. [L. fenestrula a little window, dim. of fenestra a window.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the openings in a fenestrated structure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fenestrule — fe·nes·trule …   English syllables

  • fenestrule — fə̇ˈneˌstrül noun ( s) Etymology: Latin fenestrula small window, diminutive of fenestra opening, window : one of the small openings between intersecting branches of a lacy bryozoan colony …   Useful english dictionary

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