diastasis

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diastasis

[dī′as·tə·səs]
(medicine)
Any simple separation of parts normally joined together, as the separation of an epiphysis from the body of a bone without true fracture, or the dislocation of an amphiarthrosis.
(physiology)
The final phase of diastole, the phase of slow ventricular filling.
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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.
In people with diastasis recti, or DR, the abdominal wall may bulge between two halves of the rectus abdominis muscle (see picture above right).
She had a round face with deep nasal bridge, long philtrum, anteverted nostrils, thin upper lip, short neck, short chest, protuberant abdomen, diastasis recti, normal female genitalia, and no organomegaly.