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An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embarkment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll. To thrid the thickets or to leap the mounds. (Dryden) Mound bird.

(Science: zoology) Any one of the megapodes. Shell mound, a mound of refuse shells, collected by aborigines who subsisted largely on shellfish. See Midden, and kitchen middens.

Origin: OE. Mound, mund, protection, AS. Mund protection, hand; akin to OHG. Munt, Icel. Mund hand, and prob. To L. Manus. See Manual.


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The Fiber Disease

... said he went to 11 doctors with his symptoms after he developed an itchy spot on the back of his head that turned into a sore and finally a "mound of skin ... with deep black pits." He also describes a "crawling sensation." Dermatologists said the black pits were blackheads. ...

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Pubes

... again can vary from the color of the hair on top of the head. On most women, the pubic patch is triangular and lies over the mons veneris, or mound of Venus. On many men, the pubic patch tapers upwards to a line of hair pointing towards the navel. As with axillary (armpit) hair, pubic hair ...

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Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:35 am
 
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Maing wet mounts

hi How to prepare a wet mound slide. The specimen is an onion skin. :D

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