diastema

noun di·a·ste·ma \ ˌdī-ə-ˈstē-mə \

Definition of diastema

plural diastemas or diastemata play \ˌdī-ə-ˈstē-mə-tə\
: a space between teeth in a jaw

Origin and Etymology of diastema

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


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diastema

noun di·a·ste·ma \ ˌdī-ə-ˈstē-mə \

medical Definition of diastema

plural diastemas or diastemata play \-mət-ə\
: a space between teeth in a jaw

diastematic

play \-sti-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

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