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Medical Term:

mediate

Pronunciation: me'de-at

Definition:

  1. Situated between; intermediate.
  2. To effect something by means of an intermediary substance, as in complement-mediated phagocytosis.

[L. mediatus, fr. medio, pp. -atus, to divide in the middle]

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