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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We documented modifications in management based on the post-procedure radiographic new findings including increase of PEEP, chest physiotherapy, therapeutic bronchoscopy, chest tube insertion, or tracheostomy tube repositioning.
However, no escape of air was noticed on chest tube insertion and there was no bubbling on connection to an underwater drain.
Each chest tube insertion resulted in blinding and searing pain I did not think possible.