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in·ser·tion

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

in·ser′tion·al adj.

insertion

(ɪnˈsɜːʃən)
n
1. the act of inserting or something that is inserted
2. (Journalism & Publishing) a word, sentence, correction, etc, inserted into text, such as a newspaper
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a strip of lace, embroidery, etc, between two pieces of material
4. (Anatomy) anatomy the point or manner of attachment of a muscle to the bone that it moves
5. (Botany) botany the manner or point of attachment of one part to another
inˈsertional adj

in•ser•tion

(ɪnˈsɜr ʃən)

n.
1. the act of inserting.
2. something inserted.
3. Bot., Zool.
a. the place or manner of attachment, as of a muscle to the part it moves or a leaf to a stem.
b. the part of the structure that is attached.
4. lace, embroidery, or the like, to be sewn between parts of other material.
[1570–80; < Late Latin]
in•ser′tion•al, adj.

insertion

  • graft, splice - A graft is one thing attached to another by insertion or implantation so it becomes part of it; a splice is the joining of two things end-to-end to make a new whole.
  • pilot hole - A small hole drilled or hammered for the insertion of a nail or screw, or for drilling a larger hole.
  • punctuate, punctuation - Punctuate—which first meant "point out"—and punctuation are from Latin punctus, "prick, point"; the present-day meaning comes from the insertion of "points" or dots into written texts to indicate pauses (once called "pointing").
  • insert, insertion - The Latin elements in- and serere, "to join, plant," are part of insert and insertion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insertion - a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted; "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told"; "with many insertions in the margins"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
2.insertion - the act of putting one thing into another
movement - the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel"
cannulation, cannulisation, cannulization, canulation, canulisation, canulization, intubation - the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
instillation, instillment, instilment - the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
enclosing, envelopment, inclosure, enclosure - the act of enclosing something inside something else
injection - the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
blood transfusion, transfusion - the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
perfusion - pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)

insertion

noun
1. inclusion, introduction, interpolation the first experiment involving the insertion of a new gene
2. insert, addition, inclusion, supplement, implant, inset The correction to the text may involve an insertion or a deletion.

insertion

noun
An item inserted, as in a diary, register, or reference book:
Translations
إدْخال
inzerátvložka
indføjelseindskydelse
behelyezésbeillesztés
innskot
vloženie
araya koymasokma

insertion

[ɪnˈsɜːʃən] N (gen) → inserción f, introducción f; [of advertisement] → publicación f, inserción f; (= advertisement) → anuncio m

insertion

[ɪnˈsɜːrʃən] n
[object, needle, key] → insertion f
(into text, document) [word, clause] → insertion
[+ gene] → insertionin-service education [ˌɪnsɜːrvɪsˌedjʊˈkeɪʃən] n (US)formation f continuein-service training [ˌɪnsɜːrvɪsˈtreɪnɪŋ] nformation f continue

insertion

n
(= sticking into)Hineinstecken nt; (= placing in)Hineinlegen nt; (= placing between)Einfügen nt; (of pocket)Einsetzen nt; (of thermometer, suppository)Einführen nt; (of coin)Einwerfen nt; (of injection needle)Einstechen nt; (of advert)Aufgeben nt; (by printer) → Einrücken nt; (of text, clause)Einfügen nt; (Comput: of disk) → Einlegen nt
= insert N
(Sew) → Einsatz m

insertion

[ɪnˈsɜːʃn] ninserimento

insert

(inˈsəːt) verb
to put or place (something) in. He inserted the money in the parking meter; An extra chapter has been inserted into the book; They inserted the announcement in the newspaper.
inˈsertion (-ʃən) noun

in·ser·tion

n. inserción.
1. acto de insertar;
2. punto de unión de un músculo y un hueso.
References in periodicals archive ?
The ability to precisely add a gene into a specific location avoids the risks of insertional mutagenesis that are inherent in permanent gene addition approaches that use lentiviral vectors.
This challenge aims to develop a new platform to address the risks of insertional mutagenesis / oncogenesis.
There are several concerns that remain to be answered; examples include insertional mutagenesis, treatment of multigene disorders, curbing the risk of immune reactions, eugenics, high cost of therapy and ethical concerns related to making alterations at the genetic level.
tax causes malignant transformation not through integration and insertional mutagenesis, as many retroviruses do, but by inhibition of DNA repair (base excision pathway) and trans-activating disruption of cellular growth control mechanisms (2).
Many RNA interference (RNAi) and insertional mutation lines were used to knockdown (KD) or reduce the expression level of a defined 5-HT receptor.
2004) Biomechanics and pathophysiology of overuse tendon injuries: ideas on insertional tendinopathy.
Insertional anatomy and clinical relevance of the distal biceps tendon.
Out of those two, I would say that the OncoSENS (the elimination of telomerase enzyme) is the harder, because it is much more complex and also because it involves gene targeting rather than just insertional gene therapy.
Rapid estimation of insertional length of umbilical catheters in newborns.
Alteration of reproductive function but not prenatal sexual development after insertional disruption of the mouse estrogen receptor gene.
Moreover, the risk of insertional mutagenesis by using a retrovirus as a vector for gene delivery is unknown.
Insertional tendonsosis without spurring shows improvement as well.