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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Effects of fenestra size and piston diameter on the outcome of stapes surgery for clinical otosclerosis.
ADF, anterodorsal fenestra; AVF, anteroventral fenestra; MS, mesopterygium; MSC, mesocondyle; MT, metapterygium; MTC, metacondyle; PC, procondyle; PDF, postdorsal fenestra; PT, propterygium; PVF, postventral fenestra.
In this stage, the basicranial fenestra is small and separated from the pituitary fossa by the crista sellaris.
caraca; 7) fenestra narrower with an anterior prolongation in T maacki while broader in T caraca; 8) uncus shorter in T.
El ala anterior carece de areolet y de vena 2rs-m; vena 3rs-m presente, ubicada muy distalmente de 2m-cu y, la celda discosubmarginal frecuentemente con un area anterior glabra o de pocos pelos denominada fenestra (Gauld & Lanfranco 1987, Gauld 1988, Lee & Kim 2002).
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He then demonstrated removal of supra structures of stapes, making the fenestra. Large fenestra does not work in thick foot plate.
Pectoral fin rays attached to a single non-calcified radial plate with three fenestra (larvae of perhaps all other gobioid taxa have similar plates, but in adults of all other gobioids this plate has developed largely or entirely into four separate pectoral ossifications or radials that are calcified and stain with alizarin.