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diastasis

 [di-as´tah-sis]
1. dislocation or separation of two normally attached bones between which there is no true joint. See illustration.
Diastasis of the pubic symphysis. From Dorland's, 2000.
2. an abnormally large separation between associated bones, as between the ribs.
3. the rest period of the cardiac cycle, occurring just before systole. Called also diastasis cordis.
diastasis rec´ti abdo´minis separation of the rectus muscles of the abdominal wall, sometimes occurring during pregnancy.

di·as·ta·sis

(dī-as'tă-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation diasta'sis.
1. Any simple separation of normally joined parts. Synonym(s): divarication
2. The midportion of diastole when the blood enters the ventricle slowly or ceases to enter prior to atrial systole. Diastasis duration is in inverse proportion to heart rate and is absent at very high heart rates.
[G. a separation]

diastasis

/di·as·ta·sis/ (di-as´tah-sis)
1. dislocation or separation of two normally attached bones between which there is no true joint. Also, separation beyond the normal between associated bones, as between the ribs.
2. a relatively quiescent period of slow ventricular filling during the cardiac cycle, occurring just prior to atrial systole.
Diastasis of the pubic symphysis.

diastasis

(dī-ăs′tə-sĭs)
n. pl. diasta·ses (-sēz′)
1. Separation of normally joined anatomical parts, as of certain abdominal muscles during pregnancy.
2. The last stage of diastole in the heart, occurring just before contraction and during which little additional blood enters the ventricle.

di′a·stat′ic (dī′ə-stăt′ĭk) adj.

diastasis

[dī·as′təsis]
Etymology: Gk, separation
the forcible separation of two parts that are normally joined, such as parts of a bone at an epiphysis, two bones that lack a synovial joint, or two muscles, as in diastasis recti abdominis.

di·as·ta·sis

(dī-as'tă-sis)
1. Any simple separation of normally joined parts.
Synonym(s): divarication.
2. The midportion of diastole when the blood enters the ventricle slowly or ceases to enter before atrial systole. Diastasis duration is in inverse proportion to heart rate and is absent at very high heart rates.
[G. a separation]

diastasis

Separation of normally adjacent bones without fracture.

diastasis

1. dislocation or separation of two normally attached bones between which there is no true joint. Also, an abnormally large separation between associated bones, as between the ribs.
2. diastasis cordis, the rest period of the cardiac cycle, occurring just before systole.
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A working clinical and radiological diagnosis of post-partum pubic diastasis was made by the referring physician.
The following Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) key words were employed: pubic symphysis diastasis [MeSH], pubic symphysis separation [MeSH],pregnancy [MeSH], labor [MeSH], and pubic symphysis dysfunction [MeSH].
About Abdominal Connections: Abdominal Connections is an alternative rehabilitation program for women who have been diagnosed with diastasis recti, and all women seeking to regain abdominal integrity after pregnancy.
Like normal sutures, they demonstrate a similar zigzag course without diastasis and merge with adjacent sutures.
A triad of signs strongly associated with the development of leptomeningeal cysts has been described including isolated swelling, neurological symptoms (most commonly hemiparesis, quadriparesis, and seizure activity), and diastasis of the fracture greater than 4 mm.
The nasal velum was flat in appearance, and diastasis of the musculature was observed.
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They observed that each millimeter of pubic diastasis or inferomedial pubic bone fracture fragment displacement was associated with a 10% increased risk of urethral injury.
Diastasis of the scapholunate joint (>3 mm) is a common associated finding.