As the result of injury, the end of the bone may become detached, a variety of fracture known as diastasis.
The pulse was preternaturally slow—great stupor—dilatation of the pupils, and diastasis of the bones of the head.
Neither of them for the rest take into account the part played by diastasis and ferments.
diastasis di·as·ta·sis (dī-ās'tə-sĭs)
Separation of normally joined parts, such as the separation of certain abdominal muscles during pregnancy. Also called divarication.
The last stage of diastole in the heart, occurring just before contraction and during which little additional blood enters the ventricle.