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mount

 [mownt]
to prepare specimens and slides for study.

mount

(mownt),
1. To prepare for microscopic examination.
2. To climb on for purposes of copulation.
3. To organize and present, as a fever, an immunologic response.

mount

(mount)
1. to fix in or on a support.
2. a support on which something may be fixed.
3. to prepare specimens and slides for study.
4. a specimen or slide for study.

mount

(mount)
v. mounted, mounting, mounts
v.tr.
1. To place oneself upon; get up on: mount a horse; mount a platform.
2. To climb onto (a female) for copulation. Used of male animals.
v.intr.
To increase in amount, extent, or intensity: Costs are mounting up. Fear quickly mounted.
n.
The act or manner of mounting.

mount′a·ble adj.
mount′er n.
The penovaginal component of sexual intercourse; in humans, either sex may mount; in most animals, the female presents, the male mounts

mount

Coitus Sexology The penovaginal part of sexual intercourse; in humans, either sex may mount; in most other animals, the ♀ presents, the ♂ mounts. See Coitus, Copulation, Intercourse.

mount

(mownt)
1. To prepare for microscopic examination.
2. To climb on for purposes of copulation.

mount

Device (usually in metal or plastic) which holds the ophthalmic lenses before the eyes in rimless spectacles or in spectacles with rims, but which do not surround the lenses, the latter being held by holes, slots or grooves in their periphery. Syn. mounting.

mount

1. to prepare specimens and slides for study.
2. a preparatory step to mating in animals.
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