- A putting in.
- The usually more distal attachment of a muscle to the more movable part of the skeleton, as distinguished from origin.
- In dentistry, the intraoral placing of a dental prosthesis.
- 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]
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