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

2. An intervening agent or instrument. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • intermediums — n. intervening device or agent; intermediate space; (Anatomy) bone or cartilage between the radiale and ulnare in the wrist and between the tibiale and fibulare in the tarsus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Intermedia — Intermedium In ter*me di*um, n.; pl. {Intermediums}, L. {Intermedia}. [NL., neut. of L. intermedius intermediate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Intermediate space. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. An intervening agent or instrument. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. (Anat.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intermedium — In ter*me di*um, n.; pl. {Intermediums}, L. {Intermedia}. [NL., neut. of L. intermedius intermediate.] [1913 Webster] 1. Intermediate space. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. An intervening agent or instrument. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. (Anat.) The bone or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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