Disdiaclast Dis*di"a*clast, n. [Gr. di`s- twice + diakla^n to break in twain; dia` through + kla^n to break.] (Physiol.) One of the dark particles forming the doubly refracting disks of muscle fibers. [1913 Webster]

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  • disdiaclast — A doubly refractive element in striated muscular tissue. [G. dis, twice, + dia, through, + klastos, broken] * * * dis·di·a·clast (dis diґə klast) [dis 2 + dia + clast] any of the doubly refracting elements of the contractile substance of… …   Medical dictionary

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