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Intermedium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intermedium An intervening agent or instrument.
    • Intermedium Intermediate space.
    • Intermedium (Anat) The bone or cartilage between the radiale and ulnare in the carpus, and between the tibiale and fibulare in the tarsus. It corresponds to the lunar in the carpus, and to a part of the astragalus in the tarsus of man and most mammals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n intermedium Intermediate space.
    • n intermedium That which intervenes; an intervening agent or medium.
    • n intermedium In anatomy and zoology, a median carpal or tarsal bone of the proximal row, so called from its situation between the ulnare and the radiale in the carpus, and between the tibiale and the fibulare in the tarsus. See cuts under carpus and Ichthyosauria.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Intermedium a medium between: an intervening agent or instrument
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., neut. of L. intermedius, intermediate

Usage

In literature:

This ring is held by the top piece of the lantern through the intermedium of six spiral springs, c' c''.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882" by Various
The stove is supported upon an axle through the intermedium of two angle irons riveted longitudinally upon the cylinder.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887" by Various
Plants are the intermedium for its conveyance.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
INTERMEDIUM; frond of moderate size; ultimate segments as in var.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
Endocardial cushions forming septum intermedium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In science:

The spectra are calculated for all particles (primary Iron, all secondary nuclei and secondary protons) shown by red, for heavy and intermedium secondary nuclei (green and blue) and for secondary protons (ma jenta).
Analytic calculations of the spectra of ultra high energy cosmic ray nuclei. II. The general case of background radiation
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