the host in which a parasite undergoes development but does not reach sexual maturity.
an animal that acts as host to a parasite that has not yet become sexually mature
intermediate host n.
A host in which a parasite goes through its larval or developmental stages.
See under host.
- Intermediate lamella
intermediate lamella n. See interstitial lamella.
- Intermediate-level waste
noun 1. radioactive waste material, such as reactor and processing-plant components, that is solidified before being mixed with concrete and stored in steel drums in deep mines or beneath the seabed in concrete chambers Compare high-level waste, low-level waste
[in-ter-mee-dee-it] /ˌɪn tərˈmi di ɪt/ adjective 1. being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.: the intermediate steps in a procedure. 2. of or relating to an . 3. Automotive. . noun 4. a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator. 5. something intermediate, as a form or class. 6. Chemistry. a […]
- Intermediate programming language
language A very early attempt by Arthur W. Burks to express machine language at a higher level of abstraction. Like Plankalkül, it used a right-handed style of assignment, in which the location appears on the right. (1995-05-09)