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di·as·ta·sis

 (dī-ăs′tə-sĭs)
n. pl. di·as·ta·ses (-sēz′)
1. Separation of normally joined anatomical parts, as of certain abdominal muscles during pregnancy.
2. The last stage of diastole in the heart, occurring just before contraction and during which little additional blood enters the ventricle.

[Greek, separation, from diistanai, to separate : dia-, apart; see dia- + histanai, to cause to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

di′a·stat′ic (dī′ə-stăt′ĭk) adj.

diastasis

(daɪˈæstəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Pathology) pathol
a. the separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone
b. the separation of any two parts normally joined
2. (Physiology) physiol the last part of the diastolic phase of the heartbeat
[C18: New Latin, from Greek: a separation, from diistanai to separate, from dia- + histanai to place, make stand]
diastatic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diastasis - separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone
dislocation - a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
Translations

di·as·ta·sis

n. diastasis.
1. separación anormal de partes unidas esp. huesos;
2. tiempo de descanso del ciclo cardíaco inmediatamente anterior a la sístole.
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