Diastasis

Diastasis

Diastasis (from the Ancient Greek διάστασις "separation") may refer to:

  • Diastasis (pathology) is the separation of parts of the body that are normally joined together, such as the separation of certain abdominal muscles during pregnancy, or of adjacent bones without fracture
  • Diastasis (physiology) is the middle stage of diastole during the cycle of a heartbeat

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  • diastasis — diástasis diástasis f. anat. Separación de dos superficies articulares sin que se produzca luxación entre sí. Medical Dictionary. 2011. diastasis sepa …   Diccionario médico

  • diastasis — ● diastasis nom masculin (grec diastasis, séparation) Écartement anormal entre deux éléments anatomiques distincts, normalement fixés l un à l autre. diastasis [djastazis] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; diastase, 1752; mot grec « séparation ». → Diastase …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Diastasis — Di*as ta*sis, n. [NL. See {Diastase}.] (Surg.) A forcible separation of bones without fracture. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diastăsis — (gr., Med.), widernatürliches Auseinanderweichen von Theilen, bes. Knochen od. Knorpeln …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diastasis — Diastāsis (grch.), das krankhafte Auseinanderweichen von Knochen und Knorpel; auch Ausartung der Pflanzen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diastasis — (græsk) eller diastase. Afstand mellem to samhørende dele; benyttes særlig om afstanden mellem brudstykkerne af en brækket knogle …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Diastasis — Un diastasis est une affection pathologique, une séparation permanente de deux surfaces articulaires appartenant à deux os parallèles. Exemples Diastasis tibio fibulaire Diastasis pubien (écartement de la symphyse pubienne) Diastasis radio… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • diastasis — (Del gr. diastasis.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Separación entre dos estructuras óseas, sin que exista fractura o luxación. IRREG. plural diastasis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • diastasis — /duy as teuh sis/, n., pl. diastases / seez /. 1. Med. the separation of normally joined parts, as in the dislocation of bones, without fracture. 2. Physiol. the diastolic rest period immediately preceding systole. [1735 45; < NL < Gk diástasis a …   Universalium

  • -diastasis — noun combining form (plural diastases) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek diastasis separation 1. : disintegration myelodiastasis …   Useful english dictionary

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