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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.
References in classic literature ?
Theo's to tell her to use mauve insertion instead of pink.
The face, horribly seared by the frequent application of the red-hot poker, and further ornamented by the insertion, in the tip of the nose, of a tenpenny nail, yet smiled blandly in its less lacerated parts, and seemed, like a sturdy martyr, to provoke its tormentor to the commission of new outrages and insults.
The "rich blacksmith's daughter" cast the thought of dotted Swiss behind her, and elected to follow Rebecca in cheesecloth as she had in higher matters; straightway devising costumes that included such drawing of threads, such hemstitching and pin-tucking, such insertions of fine thread tatting that, in order to be finished, Rebecca's dress was given out in sections,--the sash to Hannah, waist and sleeves to Mrs.
However, hemagglutinin (HA) genes in three of the Fraser Valley isolates (AVFV2, Hu444, and Hu504) have a 21-nucleotide (nt) (7 amino acid [aa]) insertion in the HA gene (protein) immediately upstream of the HA0 cleavage site relative to the most closely related H7N3 sequence.
The Linux Networx cluster is procured as part of the Technology Insertion 2004 (TI-04) program, an initiative to modernize the Department of Defense high performance computing (HPC) capabilities.
This crystallinity arises from the aggregation of long sequences of propylene residues within chains where the pendant methyl group is meso to each other, The successful synthesis of these elastomers, which requires both intramolecular control of the tacticity of the insertion of the propylene units, as well as intermolecular control of the composition of the polymer, is only possible through the use of discrete metallocene catalysts.
Superconducting electronics are being explored for many high-performance communications applications that require very low insertion loss, or unsurpassed sensitivity or dynamic range.
The researchers sequenced the two DDT-resistant strains and found the same mutation in each: the insertion of the Accord transposable element just upstream of Cyp6g1 (such elements are small pieces of DNA that can jump to new genome locations).
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses showed opacification of both maxillary sinuses, a large and well-developed right agger nasi cell, and a vertical insertion of the right middle turbinate (figure, A).
In a clinic-based study in Alabama, most women who received information about the female condom and instruction in its use were willing to try inserting it; predictors of refusal predominantly reflected an aversion to insertion.
Reaction between singlet oxygen and (ortho-methoxyphenyl)phosphine resulted in the formation of both phosphine oxide and orthomethoxyphenyl-di(orthomethoxyphenyl) phosphinate, more simply referred to as insertion product.
The toolbox of options for replacement or rehabilitation include direct burial, as well as trenchless methods such as directional drilling, pipe-bursting, "dead" and "live" insertion and pipe lining systems.