diastasis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek διάστασις (diástasis, separation, standing aloof), from διά (diá) + στάσις (stásis, standing). Compare diastema.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪəˈsteɪsɪs/

Noun[edit]

diastasis

  1. (medicine) a separation between two parts, such as separation of a bone, without fracture