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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.
the delusion that one's thoughts are not really one's own but are being placed into one's mind by an external force.
thought insertion/thought in·ser·tion/ (in-ser´shun) the delusion that thoughts that are not one's own are being inserted into one's mind.
a belief by some mentally ill patients that thoughts of other people can be inserted into their own minds. See also schizophrenia.
thought insertionPsychiatry A schizophrenic delusion in which the Pt believes in or acts on hallucinated external voices. See Schizophrenia.
thought in·ser·tion(thawt in-sĕrshŭn)
Delusion that one's thoughts are not really one's own but are being placed into one's mind by an external force.