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indirect

/in·di·rect/ (in″di-rekt´)
1. not immediate or straight.
2. acting through an intermediary agent.

indirect

done through an intermediate animal or function.

indirect advertising
advertising about the veterinary profession which indirectly benefits individual veterinarians.
indirect comparisons
comparisons made between individuals or groups in different locations.
indirect contact
see indirect contact.
indirect fluorescent antibody
see fluorescence microscopy.
indirect repeat
indirect selection
improving one character while selecting on another.
indirect social distance
social distance is distance between contacts in an infectious disease; indirect social distance is distance between indirect contacts.
indirect transmission of infection
transmission of infection via another medium, e.g. housing or bedding, without the animals ever being close to each other.
References in classic literature ?
That climate acts in main part indirectly by favouring other species, we may clearly see in the prodigious number of plants in our gardens which can perfectly well endure our climate, but which never become naturalised, for they cannot compete with our native plants, nor resist destruction by our native animals.
The secret which that confession discloses should be told with little effort, for it has indirectly escaped me already.
And now, I come to a very important passage in Oliver's history; for I have to record an act, slight and unimportant perhaps in appearance, but which indirectly produced a material change in all his future prospects and proceedings.
2) Any shares, assets or ownership interests of which are held, owned or controlled directly or indirectly by the financial holding company pursuant to this subpart, including through a private equity fund that the financial holding company controls.
The sabotage also affects West Coast Internet, the Web host for BidBay, and, indirectly, thousands of other companies whose Web space is provided and administered by West Coast Internet indirectly.
Rather, the state taxes the income indirectly by requiring a dollar-for-dollar offset of constitutionally protected income against interest expense.
attitudes toward imported castings and, indirectly, toward China.
Similarly, the idiomatic expression "FUCKEM IF THEY CAN'T TAKE A JOKE" designates a shifting of blame, indirectly acknowledging complicity in some wrong-doing.
Although parents tell their children not to lie, they also inform them directly and indirectly that deception is sometimes socially appropriate," he says.
medical schools and more than 400 major teaching hospitals represented by the AAMC employ nearly 1,670,000 individuals and are directly and indirectly responsible for more than 3 million full-time jobs--one out of every 48 wage earners in the United States.
A foreign corporation acquires directly or indirectly substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation (or the trade or business of a domestic partnership);
We're anticipating another' 180 jobs to be created indirectly.