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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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MODERATE (myelin and axon) EMG--increased insertional activity and presence of abnormal spontaneous electrical activity in one of the following muscles: 1st DI, ADM, FDP D4-D5, or FCU; may have decreased interference pattern on maximum voluntary contraction in one of the ulnar innervated muscles.
All insertional mutants were used to prepare and digest their chromosomal DNA as indicated above.
Evidence is conflicting currently as to the clinical efficacy as well as proper technique of prolotherapy injections for insertional Achilles tendinosis [2].
EMG of the upper and lower extremities showed normal insertional activity in all explored muscles; without abnormal spontaneous activity.
In our results, by applying ATMT to generate random insertional mutants, single-copy T-DNA integration in P.
Patients with insertional tendinopathy present with posterior heel pain, mostly in the middle region and insertion of the tendon.
One of the provider and (to a limited extent) the acceptor barriers to choosing an IUD is the insertional operation procedure itself because it is so much easier to dispense or prescribe pills or administer an injection.
Alteration of reproductive function but not prenatal sexual development after insertional disruption of the mouse estrogen receptor gene.
Insertional inactivation of pac and rmlB genes reduces the release of tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-6, and interleukin-8 induced by Streptococcus mutans in monocytic, dental pulp, and periodontal ligament cells.
Many RNA interference (RNAi) and insertional mutation lines were used to knockdown (KD) or reduce the expression level of a defined 5-HT receptor.
Despite the fact that this approach has successfully passed its initial human trial, previous studies reported the issues regarding low autoploidy recombination [20], insertional mutagenesis, and effect of inserted vectors on the expression of nearby genes could possibly limit the application [21, 22].
Confirmed: there is no correlation between the insertional distance between the nasal limbus and the insertion of the medial rectus muscle-and the size of the strabismus angle in infantile esotropia.