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insertion

 [in-ser´shun]
1. the act of implanting, or condition of being implanted.
2. the site of attachment, as of a muscle to the bone that it moves.
3. in genetics, a rare nonreciprocal type of translocation in which a segment is removed from one chromosome and then inserted into a broken region of a nonhomologous chromosome.
airway insertion and stabilization in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as insertion or assisting with insertion and stabilization of an artificial airway. See also artificial airway management.
intravenous (IV) insertion in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as insertion of a needle into a peripheral vein for the purpose of intravenous infusion of fluids, blood, or medications.
thought insertion the delusion that thoughts that are not one's own are being inserted into one's mind.
velamentous insertion attachment of the umbilical cord to the edge of the placenta.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn),
1. A putting in.
2. The usually more distal attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
3. In dentistry, the intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
4. Intrusion of fragments of any size from molecular to cytogenetic into the normal genome.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]

insertion

(ĭn-sûr′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of inserting.
2. Anatomy The point or mode of attachment of a skeletal muscle to the bone or other body part that it moves.
3. Genetics The addition, as by mutation, of one or more nucleotides to a chromosome.

in·ser′tion·al adj.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn)
1. A putting in.
2. The attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
3. dentistry The intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
4. Intrusion of fragments of any size from molecular to cytogenetic into the normal genome.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]

insertion

  1. a point of attachment of an organ such as a leaf or muscle.
  2. the point of application of force by a muscle.

in·ser·tion

(in-sĕr'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, the intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
2. The usually more distal attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
[L. insertio, a planting in, fr. insero, -sertus, to plant in]
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Schwarzwaelder et al., "Insertional mutagenesis combined with acquired somatic mutations causes leukemogenesis following gene therapy of SCID-X1 patients," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
Actually, Haglund syndrome is an enlargement of the posterosuperior prominence of the calcaneus, which is frequently associated with insertional Achilles tendinitis, bursal projection, and Achilles bursitis [3-5].
DRK1 null (DRK1[delta]), insertional mutants, and RNA interference-(RNAi-) silenced strains grow as hyphae at 37[degrees]C instead of yeast, fail to upregulate yeast-phase specific virulence factors such as BAD1 and CBP1, and are avirulent in a murine model of infection [62].
Genetic transformation of Colletotrichum truncatum associated with anthracnose disease of chili by random insertional mutagenesis.
* Insertional Achilles tendinitis, an inflammation and breakdown of the Achilles tendon where it connects with the heel bone.
The Mid-upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) was measured to 0.1 cm using specialized non-stretchable measuring tapes (Zerfuss insertional tapes, Ross ltd, USA).
Retroelement Insertional Polymorphism and Genetic Diversity in Medicago sativa Populations Revealed by IRAP and REMAP Markers.
Prolonged insertional activity, spontaneous fibrillation potentials, and runs of positive sharp waves were found in the left gastrocnemius, iliofibularis, long digital extensor, and some flexor muscles (Fig 4).
IA = insertional activity, Fasc = fasciculation, Fib = fibrillation, HF = high-frequency potentials, L = lumbar, N = normal, PPP = polyphasic potentials, PSP = pro- gressive supranuclear palsy, PSW = positive sharp waves, S = sacral.
As a result, it can be modified to carry a large number of transgenes and exhibit latency without causing any insertional mutagenesis that may affect the cell unpredictably.
His MRI demonstrated a full thickness insertional tear 10 mm by 5 mm in the anterior supraspinatus tendon (Figure 1).
In this graph, it could be recognized the existence of daily circadian rhythm in subcutaneous temperature profiles of all three insertional positions, with similar pattern, but relatively small amplitude compared with environmental temperature profiles.