[in-ter-mee-dee-eyt] /ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt/
verb (used without object), intermediated, intermediating.
to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
(of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
(physics) (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
(geology) (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
(intransitive) to act as an intermediary or mediator
early 15c., from Medieval Latin intermediatus “lying between,” from Latin intermedius “that which is between,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + medius “in the middle” (see medial (adj.)).
c.1600, from inter- + mediate (v.). Related: Intermediated; intermediating.
intermediate in·ter·me·di·ate (ĭn’tər-mē’dē-ĭt)
Lying or occurring in a middle position or state. n.
A substance formed in the course of a chemical reaction or the synthesis of a desired end product that then participates in the the process until it is either deactivated or consumed.
intermedin in·ter·me·din (ĭn’tər-mēd’n) n. See melanocyte-stimulating hormone.
- Intermediolateral nucleus
intermediolateral nucleus in·ter·me·di·o·lat·er·al nucleus (ĭn’tər-mē’dē-ō-lāt’ər-əl) n. The cell column that forms the lateral horn of the gray matter of the spinal cord, extending from the first thoracic through the second lumbar segment, and containing the autonomic motor neurons that give rise to the preganglionic fibers of the sympathetic system.
- Intermediomedial nucleus
intermediomedial nucleus in·ter·me·di·o·me·di·al nucleus (ĭn’tər-mē’dē-ō-mē’dē-əl) n. A small group of visceral motor neurons immediately ventral to the thoracic nucleus in the thoracic and the upper two lumbar segments of the spinal cord, giving rise rise to the preganglionic fibers of the sympathetic nervous system.
intermedius in·ter·me·di·us (ĭn’tər-mē’dē-əs) n. An anatomical element or organ between right and left or lateral and medial structures.