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mounding

 [mownd´ing]
the rising in a lump of a wasting muscle when struck.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Thus, the parsimonious explanation is that considerable variation in detection probability exists when using the presence of mounding activity to assess the occurrence of gophers.
The historic sites in northern Jasper County were the last field surveys we conducted in July, and mounding activity is known to decrease as the summer progresses.
Therefore, mounding or ridging degraded soil nutrient faster compared with untilled zero tillage and manually cleared soils.
Experimental studies that excluded gophers from prairies provide additional evidence for these shifts in community structure: forbs typically become less common in the absence of mounding (Laycock and Richardson, 1975; Williams and Cameron, 1986).