Definition of Diastem. Meaning of Diastem. Synonyms of Diastem

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Definition of Diastem

Diastem
Diastem Di"a*stem, n. [L. diastema, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. diast[`e]me.] (a) Intervening space; interval. (b) (Anc. Mus.) An interval.

Meaning of Diastem from wikipedia

- In geology, a diastem (plural: diastems) is a short interruption in sedimentation with little or no erosion. They can also be described as very short...
- nondepositional unconformity or pseudoconformity. Short paraconformities are called diastems. A buttress unconformity occurs when younger bedding is deposited against...
- the Thyreophora by the following derived characteristics: significant diastem between premaxillary and maxillary teeth, five or fewer maxillary teeth...
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