insertion

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insertion

1. Anatomy the point or manner of attachment of a muscle to the bone that it moves
2. Botany the manner or point of attachment of one part to another

insertion

[in′sər·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
(anatomy)
The point at which a muscle is attached to a bone that moves when the muscle contracts; it is the distal end of the muscle.
(cell and molecular biology)
The addition of an extranumerary base pair to double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid; causes errors in transcription.
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4 Blind insertion of the VN and direct trocar is significant cause of complications in laparoscopic surgery.
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Quality control preparations are underway, as well, with sets of blanks and standards for blind insertion in to the sample stream having been selected and shipped for analysis.