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intermediate

 [in″ter-me´de-at]
1. placed between; see also medial and median.
2. resembling, in part, each of two extremes.
3. a substance formed in a chemical process that is essential to formation of the end product of the process.

in·ter·me·di·ate

(in'tĕr-mē'dē-ăt), [TA]
1. Between two extremes; interposed; intervening.
2. A substance formed in the course of chemical reactions that then proceeds to participate in further reactions; such substances, when appearing in the course of the reactions involved in metabolism, are metabolic intermediates.
3. In dentistry, a cement base.
4. An element or organ between right and left (or lateral and medial) structures. Synonym(s): intermedius [TA]

penile prosthesis

An FDA Class 3 medical device composed of silicone polymers designed to allow penile erection. See Erection.
Penile prosthesis types
Semirigid A sausage surrogate Pros << prone to infection and complications, eg mechanical failure Cons Equipment is always on standby, and may be difficult to conceal
Inflatable PI has a fluid reservoir that is surgically placed under the abdominal musculature, a pump in the scrotum, and inflatable cylinders in the penis; when 'yellow alert' goes to 'red alert', the Pt pumps up, transferring the fluid–usually saline into the cylinders; following appropriate use, the cylinders are emptied by means of a deflate button; of 500 reoperations for inflatable PIs, 64% required therapy for mechanical failure, 19% for surgical complications, and 10% for infections JAMA 1992; 267:2578mn&p
Intermediate A flexible cylinder; no moving parts; rises to the occasion by repeated compression of tip; 'at ease' achieved by bending device in half The Man's Health Book, M Oppenheim, Prentice-Hall, 1994
PIs have been available since 1973; ± 30 000 ♂ receive penile implants/year; the FDA receives ± 5000 complaints/year about PIs; most recipients are in their 50s and 60s, often the result of DM

in·ter·me·di·ate

(in'tĕr-mē'dē-ăt) [TA]
1. Between two extremes; interposed; intervening.
2. A substance formed in the course of chemical reactions that then proceeds to participate rapidly in further reactions, so that at any given moment it is present in minute concentrations only; such substances, when appearing in the course of the reactions involved in metabolism, are metabolic intermediates.
3. dentistry A cement base.
4. An element or organ between right and left (or lateral and medial) structures.
Synonym(s): intermedius.

in·ter·me·di·ate

(in'tĕr-mē'dē-ăt) [TA]
1. In dentistry, a cement base.
2. Between two extremes; interposed; intervening.

Patient discussion about intermediate

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Q. What is the difference between MD an ND? I saw an ad for some pain reliving therapy with the degree ND attached to the therapist name. Is it the same as MD? Is this therapist a doctor? What does it mean?

A. You can read more about it in wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctor_of_Naturopathic_Medicine . You should notice that in many states this degree isn’t regulated, so essentially anyone can entitle himself as ND.

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