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[L. insertio, a putting in]
1. The movable attachment of the distal end of a muscle, which produces changes in shape or skeletal movement when the muscle contracts. 2. Placing or implanting of something into something else, as, in dentistry, of a filling or inlay in a cavity preparation or of dentures or other devices in the mouth.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Insertion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750818/all/insertion.
Insertion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750818/all/insertion. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Insertion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750818/all/insertion
Insertion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750818/all/insertion.
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