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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

(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.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The case of a young 39-year-old woman, an artist by profession who developed diastasis of symphysis pubis following normal vaginal delivery is presented.
I was just more gutted because I didn't have the knowledge to help with my diastasis recti."
Al inicio del estudio solo un 20% presenta diastasis abdominal.
Though her prolapse has remained stable and urinary incontinence has improved, Anna's diastasis sadly worsened when she gave birth to her second child, Mattie, in August 2017.
These functional improvements may result from restoring strength and stability in the abdominal and pelvic region as the operation incorporates repair of the abdominal muscle separation (rectus diastasis) that can occur after pregnancy.
Metastasis from scapular Ewing's sarcoma presenting as sutural diastasis: An unusual presentation.
She shared that she has diastasis recti, which means that her stomach muscles widened due to pregnancy.
The patient was involved in an ATV accident and sustained a type C3, M3 (AO Spine classification) spinopelvic dissociation in addition to anterior pelvic ring disruption with 5 cm of pubic symphysis diastasis. Ten days after a combined anterior pelvic ring and open posterior spinopelvic fixation, the patient underwent debridement with retention of hardware.
Peretsman, "Herniation of the urinary bladder: a complication of traumatic pubic symphysis diastasis," Southern Medical Journal, vol.
On the lower part, postoperative CT scan showed satisfying alignment of the bone fragments, with presence of a discrete diastasis at the level of the posterior subtalar fracture, but without irregularity of the articular surface.
The T2w image in sagittal plane reveals an area of high intensity in the intramedullary regions of C1 and C2 (d, white circle), due to compression by the ROP, but without diastasis between anterior arch of C1 and the dens (e, white arrow).
PAS-D stain (periodic acid-Schiff + diastasis) was performed to differentiate lipid from glycogen deposit, and Masson trichrome was performed to evaluate presence of cirrhosis.