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meso-

(word root) middle
Examples of words with the root meso-: mesomorphic
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meso-

or mes-
pref.
1. In the middle; middle: mesoderm.
2. Intermediate: mesophyte.

[Greek, from mesos, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]
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meso-

or before a vowel

mes-

combining form
middle or intermediate: mesomorph.
[from Greek mesos middle]
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meso-

a combining form meaning “middle”: mesoderm. Also, esp. before a vowel, mes-.
[comb. form representing Greek mésos middle, in the middle; akin to Latin medius; see mid1]
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Micro-, meso- and macro-level uncertainty do not exist in isolation.
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Aplopocranidium however, only differs from Jeremiodes by: the prominently spinose mesonotum, densely granulose to rugulose meso- and metasternum and longitudinally keeled abdominal sternites of both sexes; spinose meso- and metapleurae of females, as well as the simple mesosternum (longitudinally keeled in Jeremiodes) and club-like, gently incurving cerci of males (conspicuously hook-like in Jeremiodes).
Vegetation cover.--The first analysis used all six cattle treatments with two levels for the factor 'cattle' (present/absent), and three levels for the factor 'herbivores' (absent/only meso-herbivores present/both meso- and mega-herbivores present).
Instead of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, how 'bout Endo-, Ecto-, and Meso-?
Meso- and micro-actuators; a theoretical and practical approach.
(Wright finds a utility in some aspects of Weberian analysis, without abandoning the central Marxian concept of expropriation.) The data, thus, are pertinent to the micro-level, but involve macro- (and even meso-) level concerns as well (in their relation to individuals) through the national comparisons.