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intermediate

1. (of a class, course, etc.) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
2. Physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
3. Geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
4. a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

intermediate

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət]
(chemistry)
A precursor to a desired product; ethylene is an intermediate for polyethylene, and ethane is an intermediate for ethylene.
(graphic arts)
That print which is used as a master for further reproduction.
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The bacterial strains gram-negative: Escherichia coli and gram-positive: Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus intermedius tested were found to be sensitive to essential oils studied and showed a very effective bactericidal activity with minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) ranging from 0.
meadow vole -- 6 8 Ondotra zibethicus, muskrat x -- -- Phenacomys intermedius, heather vole x -- -- Dipodidae (Zapodidae) Zapus princes, western jumping mouse x -- -- Erethizontidae Erethizon dorsatutn, porcupine x -- -- CARNIVORA Canidae Canis latrans, coyote x -- -- Urocyon cinereoargenteus, gray fox x -- -- Vulpes Vulpes, red fox x -- -- Ursidae Ursus americanus, black bear x -- -- U.
Furthermore, three species of bats, Lasiurus cinereus (hoary bat), Lasiurus intermedius (northern yellow bat), and Corynorhinus rafinesquii (Rafinesque's big-eared bat), are poorly represented in collections from Mississippi (see Kennedy et al.
Benabid AL, Pollak P, Hoffman D, et al: Chronic electrical stimulation of ventralis intermedius nucleus of thalamus as a treatment of movement disorders.
Economically important species Site 1 Mastotermes darwiniensis (Froggatt) Schedorhinotermes intermedius actuosus (Hill) Schedorhinotermes intermedius breinli (Hill) Site 2 Coptotermes acinaciformis (Froggatt) S.
intermedius, their intermediate culture, and release back into the natural habitat (Department of Mariculture, Hokkaido Central Fisheries Experimental Station, 1984; Kawamura, 1987).
With Bacteroides gingivalis and Bacteroides intermedius, a local antibiotic is used because they penetrate only the gum's outer surface.
Aerobic culture results of the nasal discharge showed a mixed population of Staphylococcus intermedius and Pasteurella species, including Pasteurella pneumotropica; all isolated bacteria were susceptible to enrofloxacin.
intermedius group (SIG), cause infections in some companion animals and equids (2), can be multidrug resistant, and could be a concern in horses.
Hemiptera: Geocoridae), ladybeetles, and Trybonia intermedius Bagnall and T.