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Etymology of the English word diastalsis

the English word diastalsis
derived from the New Latin word diastalsis
using the New Latin prefix dia-
derived from the Medieval Greek prefix dia-, δια-
derived from the Greek word dia, διά (through, between)
derived from the New Latin word peristalsis

Date

The earliest known usage of diastalsis in English dates from the 20th century.

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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