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intermedium


intermedium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intermedium  \In`ter*me"di*um\,  n.;  pl  {Intermediums},  L. 
  {Intermedia}.  [NL.,  neut.  of  L.  intermedius  intermediate.] 
  1.  Intermediate  space.  [R.] 
 
  2.  An  intervening  agent  or  instrument.  --Cowper. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lunar  \Lu"nar\,  n. 
  1.  (Astron.)  A  lunar  distance. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  middle  bone  of  the  proximal  series  of  the 
  carpus;  --  called  also  {semilunar},  and  {intermedium}.