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diastasis

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noun di·as·ta·sis \dī-ˈas-tə-səs\

Medical Definition of diastasis

plural

diastases

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  1. 1:  an abnormal separation of parts normally joined together

  2. 2:  the rest phase of cardiac diastole occurring between filling of the ventricle and the start of atrial contraction


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