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Meaning of INTERMEDIUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*me"di*um\, n.; pl. {Intermediums}, L.
{Intermedia}. [NL., neut. of L. intermedius intermediate.]
1. Intermediate space. [R.]

2. An intervening agent or instrument. --Cowper.

3. (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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