noun, plural di·as·ta·ses [dahy-as-tuh-seez]. /daɪˈæs təˌsiz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for diastasis
The pulse was preternaturally slow—great stupor—dilatation of the pupils, and diastasis of the bones of the head.Remarks on the Subject of Lactation|Edward Morton
As the result of injury, the end of the bone may become detached, a variety of fracture known as diastasis.
Neither of them for the rest take into account the part played by diastasis and ferments.The Industries of Animals|Frdric Houssay
British Dictionary definitions for diastasis
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
- the separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone
- the separation of any two parts normally joined