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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Palpation of the anterior pelvis may demonstrate a symphyseal gap indicative of diastasis.
Complex congenital anomalies of the lower extremities: femoral bifurcation, tibial hemimelia, and diastasis of the ankle.
Traditionally, as advocated by Hagen, (4) a separation of more than 1 cm postpartum is said to be pathological and defines symphysial diastasis.
Conclusion: It was concluded that therapeutic exercise (modified Noble's diastasis recti correction exercise) is effective in the reduction of postpartum DR.
Una fuerte dorsiflexion o hiperextension del primer dedo puede dar como resultado una dislocacion o diastasis de sesamoideos bipartitos.
sup][2] The purpose of this study was to report a new surgical technique for the treatment of ankle fractures together with diastasis of the tibiofibular syndesmosis with SEH and to retrospectively evaluate the outcome of these patients with clinical follow-up.
Rectus diastasis accompanied by a midline hernia should be
Other problems may be hemorrhoids, queefing or varting, fissures, fistulas, and diastasis rectus abdominis.
Sobel et al described the etiology of the pain syndrome consisting of one or more of the following: creation of a discontinuity of the peroneus longus tendon either by acute fracture of the os peroneum or a diastasis through a multipartite os peroneum, chronic diastasis and/or a healing fracture of the os peroneum eventually leading to callus formation and peroneus longus tenosynovitis, attrition of the peroneus longus tendon, rupture of the peroneus longus tendon, or an associated enlarged peroneal tubercle on the lateral aspect of the calcaneus that entraps the peroneus longus tendon and the os peroneum during excursion of the peroneus longus tendon.
The suffix "-ase," indicating an enzyme, is derived from "diastase" (from the Greek diastasis, "separation"), the first enzyme discovered in 1833 by Payen and Persoz.
Katy Bowman; DIASTASIS RECTI; Propriometrics Press (Nonfiction: Health & Fitness) 15.
An apparent diastasis between two of John Locke's (1632-1704) most noted works, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (henceforth Essay) and The Reasonableness of Christianity (ROC), concerning the epistemology of moral principles has caught the attention of Locke scholars in recent generations.