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diastema

 [di″ah-ste´mah] (pl. diaste´mata) (Gr.)
a space or cleft.

di·a·ste·ma

, pl.

di·a·ste·ma·ta

(dī'ă-stē'mă, -stē'mă-tă),
1. Space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
2. Fissure or abnormal opening in any part, especially if congenital.
3. Cleft or space between the maxillary lateral incisor and canine teeth, into which the lower canine is received when the jaws are closed; abnormal in humans but normal in dogs and many other animals.
[G. diastēma, an interval]

diastema

/di·a·ste·ma/ (di″ah-ste´mah) pl. diaste´mata   [Gr.]
1. a space or cleft.
2. a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
3. a narrow zone in the equatorial plane through which the cytosome divides in mitosis.

diastema

(dī′ə-stē′mə)
n. pl. diaste·mata (-mə-tə)
A gap or space between two teeth.

di′a·ste·mat′ic (-stə-măt′ĭk) adj.

diastema

[dī′əstē′mə]
Etymology: Gk, interval
a space between two teeth in the same dental arch not caused by the loss of a tooth between them. It occurs most commonly between the maxillary central incisors in adults.

di·a·ste·ma

, pl. diastemata (dī'ă-stē'mă, -tă)
1. Fissure or abnormal opening in any part, especially if congenital.
2. Space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
3. A space between teeth not due to missing teeth.
4. A space between the upper central incisors in humans, or a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch, especially that between the upper lateral incisor and the adjacent canine, into which the lower canine closes in the Carnivora, such as dogs.
Synonym(s): space (2) .
[G. diastēma, an interval]

diastema

a gap in the teeth along the jawbone. In herbivores the diastema separates the incisors from the premolars resulting in an elongation of the jaw and aiding in feeding.

di·a·ste·ma

, pl. diastemata (dī'ă-stē'mă, -tă)
1. [TA] Space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
See also: gap
2. Cleft or space between the maxillary lateral incisor and canine teeth, into which the lower canine is received when the jaws are closed; abnormal in humans.
[G. diastēma, an interval]

diastema (dī´əstē´mə),

n an abnormal space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch. The gap between the maxillary central incisors is very noticeable.
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Dilaceration.

diastema

a space or cleft, e.g. the space in the dental arch between the incisors and canines and cheek teeth. Called also interdental space.
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The maxillary central incisors are not erupting into fibrous tissue which may cause relapse of the approximated diastema.
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