noun, plural di·a·ste·ma·ta [dahy-uh-stee-muh-tuh]. /ˌdaɪ əˈsti mə tə/.
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Origin of diastema
Words nearby diastema
Example sentences from the Web for diastema
There is always a long diastema separating the incisors from the grinding teeth.
The crowns of all the teeth are equal in height, and there is no diastema—an arrangement found in no living mammal but man.
The diastema in front of the premolars is longer in the living Equidae than in their extinct allies.
In all the others there is a gap or diastema of larger or smaller size between the incisors and canines.
The incisors always have chisel-like edges and persistent pulps, and are separated by a wide diastema from the premolars.