diastema: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (dī"u-stē'mu), [key]
— pl. -ma•ta
- the modified protoplasm at the equator of a cell, existing before mitotic division.
- a space between two teeth, esp. a space between a canine and an incisor of the upper jaw into which a lower canine occludes.
- diastema (Thesaurus)