divarication


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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]

divarication

(dī-văr′ĭ-kā′shən, dĭ-)
n.
1. The act of divaricating.
2. The condition of being divaricate.
3. A divergence of opinion.

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]

divarication

1. A divergence at a wide angle.
2. The point at which divergence occurs.
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