1. diastasis

noun. separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone.

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Example sentences of the word diastasis


1. Verb, past participle
Getting a doctor's confirmation that you have diastasis recti and not a hernia is always a good idea, but you can perform a self-test easily.

2. Noun, singular or mass
While diastasis recti is certainly most frequently observed in women who are pregnant or who have recently had a child, men can also be afflicted.

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