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in·sert

(in-sert'),
1. An additional length of base pairs in DNA that has been introduced into that DNA.
2. An additional length of bases that has been introduced into RNA.
3. An additional length of amino acyl residues that has been introduced into a protein.
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insert

(in-sĕrt′, sense 1) (in′sĕrt″, sense 2) [L. inserere, to sow, plant in, implant]
1. To place or put within.
2. An object that is placed or put inside another.
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Women with long fingernails, those who were indifferent to the advantages of intravaginal contraceptive methods and those with a high perceived STD risk also had an increased likelihood of having difficulty inserting the device (1.3-1.5), and those with no experience in using an inserted method had reduced odds (0.7).
(1.) Artz L et al., Predictors of difficulty inserting the female condom, Contraception, 2002, 65(2):151-157.
Kirk concedes that what appears to be such a simple invention for holding an armful of newspaper copies in a convenient position for inserting became obvious only when he himself had to insert ads by hand on deadline.
While Sunday papers carry the vast majority of inserts, Sunday inserting growth remains strong.
(Indeed, there is one group of researchers working on inserting foreign genes into a herpes simplex virus.) But those scientists working on vaccinia argue that there is no need to look further.
With Westwood, the Globe aims to cut inserting costs up to 16%, and to free the two on-line inserters on each of its seven press lines to do more daily inserting.