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mounding

 [mownd´ing]
the rising in a lump of a wasting muscle when struck.

my·o·e·de·ma

(mī'ō-e-dē'mă),
A localized contraction of a degenerating muscle, occurring at the point of a sharp blow, independent of the nerve supply.
[myo- + G. oidēma, swelling]

mounding

/mound·ing/ (mound´ing) myoedema (1).

my·o·e·de·ma

(mī'ō-ĕ-dē'mă)
A localized contraction of a degenerating muscle, occurring at the point of a sharp blow, independent of the nerve supply.
Synonym(s): idiomuscular contraction, mounding, myo-oedema.
[myo- + G. oidēma, swelling]
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One of them owned the castle and village on top of the mound which I have been speaking of, and in his absence his brother came with his knights and soldiers and began a siege.
Magdalen drew her hand from the captain's arm, and led the way to the mound of the martello tower.
The mound was all ready now, and the Giant laid in it, and into it Hadvor also had to go without being allowed to make any defence.
From the fourth side the bones had been thrown down, and lay promiscuously upon the earth, forming at one point a mound of some size.
About the period when the churches convene at Edinburgh in their annual assemblies, he was to be seen descending the Mound in the company of divers red-headed clergymen: these voluble, he only contributing oracular nods, brief negatives, and the austere spectacle of his stretched upper lip.
The grave was then filled in with the rubbish taken from the ground, which formed a slight mound.
I remained standing knee-deep in the heather, staring at the mound that hid them.
I could have borne it better even though he were dead, if he had fallen with his men before Troy, or had died with friends around him when the days of his fighting were done; for then the Achaeans would have built a mound over his ashes, and I should myself have been heir to his renown; but now the storm-winds have spirited him away we know not whither; he is gone without leaving so much as a trace behind him, and I inherit nothing but dismay.
The lower part is a conical mound, rising out of the naked plain; from the summit shoots up a shaft or column, about one hundred and twenty feet in height, from which it derives its name.
How she would discourse to me of her own country--the grave--and again and again promise to conduct me there ere long; and, drawing me to the very brink of a black, sullen river, show me, on the other side, shores unequal with mound, monument, and tablet, standing up in a glimmer more hoary than moonlight.
Bruno too was watching her anxiously, and when she jumped down off the mound, and began wandering up and down the little walks, he cautiously followed her about, evidently anxious that she should form her own opinion of it all, without any hint from him.
Now there is a high mound before the city, rising by itself upon the plain.