Diastema

A diastema (plural diastemata) is a space or gap between two teeth. Many species of mammals have diastemata as a normal feature, most commonly between the incisors and molars. ==In humans== In humans, the term is most commonly applied to an open space between the upper incisors (front teeth). It happens when there is an unequal relationship betwee...
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diastema

(di″ә-ste´mә) pl. diaste´mata Greek word meaning space or cleft. In anatomy, it is used for the space between two adjacent teeth.
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diastema

(from the article `mammal`) ...teeth not due to common ancestry have occurred widely in herbivorous groups. Most herbivores have incisors modified for nipping or gnawing, have ... ...the jaw into different forms, as in mammals. Incisors adapted to nipping were followed by strongly developed canines, important features in ... [2 relat...
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Diastema

• (n.) A vacant space, or gap, esp. between teeth in a jaw.
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diastema

<dentistry> A space between two teeth. ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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diastema

noun a gap or vacant space between two teeth
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Diastema

[moth] Diastema is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family. ...
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Diastema

[plant] Diastema is a genus of flowering plant in the family Gesneriaceae containing approximately 20 species ranging from Mexico to Bolivia and Venezuela. Diastema contains at least 20 valid species as of 2013. ...
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Diastema

Di`a·ste'ma noun [ Latin See Diastem .] (Anat.) A vacant space, or gap, esp. between teeth in a jaw.
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diastema

a gap separating molariform teeth from anterior ones, usually incisors.
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Diastema

A long natural gap in a row of teeth, especially that between the incisors (or canines) and the cheek teeth in herbivores.
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Diastema

a space between the teeth.
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DIASTEMA

a space between the teeth.
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Diastema

A space between two teeth.
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diastema

A space, such as one between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
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Diastema

Gaps between teeth can occur naturally or when teeth have been lost. The term Diastema is used to describe open spaces between the upper incisors (front teeth). A Diastema is created by an unequal relationship between the size of the teeth and the jaw. Occasionally the pulling action of a labial frenulum (tissue around the lip) can push the teeth a...
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diastema

space between teeth
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Diastema

Space between two teeth, usually the front two teeth.
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Diastema

Space between two teeth, usually the front two teeth.
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diastema

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′ă-stē′mă, -stē′mă-tă Definitions: 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 i...
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