Definition of diastasis recti in US English:

diastasis recti

noun

Medicine
  • Separation of the muscles along the midline of the abdomen, typically as seen in women during and after pregnancy or (as a congenital anomaly) in newborn babies.

Origin

Latin, from Greek diastasis ‘separation’ and Latin recti, short for recti abdominis, the technical name for the muscles at the front of the abdomen (see rectus).

Pronunciation