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me·di·ate

(mē'dē-āt),
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]

mediate

/me·di·ate/ (me´de-it) indirect; accomplished by means of an intervening medium.

mediate

/me·di·ate/ (me´de-āt) to serve as an intermediate agent.

mediate

[mē′dē·āt]
Etymology: L, medio, in the middle
1 v, to cause a change, as in stimulation by a hormone.
2 v, to settle a dispute, as in collective bargaining.
3 adj, situated between two places, things, parts, or terms.
4 n, (in psychology) an event that follows one process or event and precedes another; for example, in the process of cognition, perception follows stimulation and precedes thinking. mediating, adj., mediator, n.

mediate

verb
(1) To act as the agent for a process.
(2) To intervene on behalf of another.

me·di·ate

(mēdē-ăt, -āt)
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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