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ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders acetone body , ketone body
acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine alcapton , alkapton , homogentisic acid
cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles altocumulus , altocumulus cloud
stratus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles altostratus , altostratus cloud
(psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion ambiversion
hypothetical organism formerly thought to be intermediate between apes and human beings ape-man , missing link
any of various scombroid fishes intermediate in size and characteristics between mackerels and tunas bonito
intermediate between peat and bituminous coal brown coal , lignite , wood coal
amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is an intermediate in the conversion of ornithine to arginine citrulline
bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus; a very short bacillus coccobacillus
flight with an intermediate stop and a change of aircraft (possibly a change of airlines) connecting flight
tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines; structurally intermediate in some ways between cycads and conifers Cordaites , genus Cordaites
large white South American bird intermediate in some respects between ducks and swans coscoroba
largest carnivore of Madagascar; intermediate in some respects between cats and civets Cryptoprocta ferox , fossa , fossa cat
minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms cyclops , water flea
flight with one or more intermediate stops but no change of aircraft direct flight
process of representing intermediate colors by patterns of tiny colored dots that simulate the desired color dithering
interaction between charged elementary particles that is intermediate in strength between the strong and weak interactions; mediated by photons electromagnetic interaction
intermediate floor just above the ground floor entresol , mezzanine , mezzanine floor
carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane fore plane
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