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diastema

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noun di·a·ste·ma \ˌdī-ə-ˈstē-mə\

Definition of diastema

plural di·a·ste·mas or di·a·ste·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a space between teeth in a jaw



Origin of diastema

New Latin, from Late Latin, interval, from Greek diastēma, from diistanai


First Known Use: 1854

Rhymes with diastema


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diastema

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noun di·a·ste·ma \ˌdī-ə-ˈstē-mə\

Medical Definition of diastema

plural di·a·ste·mas or di·a·ste·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a space between teeth in a jaw

  2. di·a·ste·mat·ic \-sti-ˈmat-ik\play adjective




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