insertion definition

  • noun:
    • The work or means of inserting.
    • some thing placed, as an ornamental strip of lace or embroidery placed between bits of material.
    • Anatomy The point or mode of attachment of a skeletal muscle mass to the bone or other human anatomy part so it moves.
    • Genetics The inclusion, as by mutation, of one or more nucleotides to a chromosome.
    • The work of inserting, or something like that placed.
    • The distal end of accessory of a muscle to a bone which is relocated because of the muscle mass.
    • The addition of a nucleotide to a chromosome by mutation
    • The work of placing
    • the problem or mode to be inserted or attached.
    • That which is set in or inserted, such as for instance a word or passageway in a composition, or a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric.
    • the idea or component through which a muscle or tendon is connected to the part becoming moved; -- in contradistinction to its beginning.
    • A putting in; the work of inserting, or placing, or setting some thing in or on top of other things: as, the insertion of a beam in a wall.
    • That which is inserted.
    • A band of lace or any other ornamental product inserted in an ordinary fabric for attractive functions. These types of bands are often fashioned with both sides alike, sufficient reason for a lot of plain stuff on either side, in order for them to be sewed on strongly.
    • spot or manner of accessory.
    • an email (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    • the work of putting a very important factor into another

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