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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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Method: We established a curriculum and resource manual for the insertion course.
The primary endpoints were time of insertion in 1st attempt, number of first successful attempts and maximum number of attempts used for insertion of arterial line.
The baseline characteristics of women in the immediate insertion and delayed insertion groups were similar.
That creates revenue opportunities for systems that have local ad insertion capabilities.
Watching the average value of the insertion loss, a resonance effect can be noticed at 3.
Mathematical modeling suggests that a switch from delayed IUD insertion to immediate insertion could prevent more than 70,000 unintended pregnancies annually in the United States.
95]) for the successful insertion of SLIPA using the modified up-and-down method and to compare these to those required for LMA (SoftSeal[TM]; Smith Medical International Ltd, Hythe, UK) insertion in patients receiving propofol infusion at an effect-site concentration of 3.
We hypothesized that barriers to insertion of IUDs are central to low utilization in the U.
We must be faster, and as England said, "It's evident that DoD will need to improve continuously its processes for technology insertion into systems.
The key tenet of a Tier II insertion is that spirals are forecasted, planned, and most importantly, budgeted in the Program Objective Memorandum (POM).
The self-sustaining shape includes an insertion end, a withdrawal end and a center region.