Definition of Diastemas
1. diastema [n] - See also: diastema
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diastemas
Literary usage of Diastemas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"... in the absence of any diastemas, it differs, however, from this family in the large size of the canines, which in form resembles more those of the ..."
2. Explorations in Turkestan, Expedition of 1904: Prehistoric Civilizations of by Raphael Pumpelly (1908)
"... in only one of which are the branches sufficiently preserved to permit a determination of the length of the diastemas. From the dimensions, however, ..."
3. An Essay on the Different Nature of Accent and Quantity: With Their Use and by John Foster, John Taylor, Jeremiah Markland, Henry Gally, Markos Mousouros (1820)
"... lyric pieces were set] uses more diastemas, not confining itself to the diapente, but taking in the diapason as well as the diapente, the diatessaron, ..."
4. Contributions from the E.M. Museum of Geology and Archæology of Princeton by Princeton University, E.M. Museum of Geology and Archaeology (1878)
"... and arc placed nearly in a straight line fore and aft, separated from each other and from the canine by small and subequal diastemas. ..."
5. ... Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. With Analytical Tables by Theodore Gill (1874)
"Dental series interrupted by wide diastemas: upper molars (PM 2, Ml, 2, 3) each with a deep valley extending obliquely inwards from the median portion of ..."