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In pathology, diastasis is the separation of parts of the body that are normally joined together, such as the separation of certain abdominal muscles during pregnancy, or of adjacent bones without fracture.[1]

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  1. ^ Pekka J. Saukko; Bernard Knight (January 2004). Knight's Forensic Pathology. CRC Press. pp. 188–. ISBN 978-0-340-76044-4. Retrieved 2013-08-06.