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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
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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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One of the three S milleri subtypes, S intermedius, has been shown to produce a human-specific cytolysin called intermedilysin.
Durante el lapso de un ano (7 de junio 2003 al 3 de junio 2004) se tomaron muestras de sangre de 81 Crocodylus intermedius, de ambos sexos, con edades comprendidas entre los 6 meses hasta dos anos y medio.
Monogenean parasite, Dactylogyrus intermedius is endemic ectoparasite in Asia, Central Europe, Middle East and North America (Paperna 1964), cause serious economic damage in aquaculture industry in these regions.
The ICC values are lower (ICC agreement 0.848 and ICC consistency 0.858) compared with the figures for the trachea, bronchus intermedius and left main bronchus.
The Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus intermedius and Enterococcus faecalis, were found to be more sensitive among bacteria with inhibition zone of 12, 19 and 11 mm, respectively.
La Estacion de Biologia Tropical Roberto Franco (EBTRF), adscrita a la Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, ubicada en la ciudad de Villavicencio, es el centro de recuperacion de especies silvestres en via de extincion mas importante en el pais; es una entidad encaminada al cuidado y la recuperacion principalmente de ejemplares de Crocodylus intermedius (Caiman Llanero) y Testudines, llevando a cabo investigaciones en el ambito sanitario, nutricional y reproductivo, lo cual permitira en un futuro cercano la repoblacion de estos ejemplares en su habitat natural (1).
Distinct fascicles or groups of fascicles in each compound femoral nerve represented distal nerve branches of the femoral nerve (sartorius, pectineus, medial cutaneous, saphenous, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and rectus femoris).
intermedius (Dog Skin) 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 4 11 Samples Phenotipes Total of samples SL- B- SL- B+ S.