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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The agenda for the course allowed for dedicated time to discuss specific insertion assistant topics and to participate in joint sessions with the physicians, as well as to learn their role in assisting with the insertions during hands-on experience in the wet lab using a surgical model.
The interventions studied include immediate postabortal insertion, simplified screening criteria, allowed insertion on initial visit, staff training that includes clinician instruction on intrauterine device (IUD) counseling and insertion, and reevaluation and improvement of IUD educational materials.
Thus, business processes must be developed that allow for both time- and capability-driven insertions.
Occurrence and possible mechanisms of cleavage site insertions in the avian influenza hemagglutinm gene.
The use of lidocaine for anesthesia with peripheral IV insertions is efficacious (Brown & Larson, 1999).
While Corners does not pertain directly to circuits of money and things, the rift it opens up between perception and "reality" is profoundly linked to the exploration of ideological codes that had motivated the Insertions.
The incidence of "blood on device" in the SLIP[TM] group decreased with the number of insertions performed (48% in the initial 25 insertions as compared to 32% in the subsequent insertions).