diastatic

[dahy-uh-stat-ik]
adjective
1.
Biochemistry.
a.
of or pertaining to diastase.
b.
having the properties of diastase: diastatic action.
2.
Medicine/Medical, Physiology. of or pertaining to diastasis.
Also, diastasic [dahy-uh-stey-sik] .


Origin:
1880–85; < Greek diastatikós separative. See dia-, static

nondiastasic, adjective
nondiastatic, adjective
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diastasis (daɪˈæstəsɪs)
 
n , pl -ses
1.  pathol
 a.  the separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone
 b.  the separation of any two parts normally joined
2.  physiol the last part of the diastolic phase of the heartbeat
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek: a separation, from diistanai to separate, from dia- + histanai to place, make stand]
 
diastatic
 
adj

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diastatic di·a·stat·ic (dī'ə-stāt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Relating to diastasis.

  2. Relating to a diastase.

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Derby-hat and diastatic fractures are common in this age group.
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