\ɪnsˈɜːʃən], \ɪnsˈɜːʃən], \ɪ_n_s_ˈɜː_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of INSERTION
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
The attachment of one part to another. Insertions occur chiefly on bones, cartilages, and fibrous organs; thus, we speak of the insertion of muscular fibres into a tendon or aponeurosis; the insertion of a tendon, aponeurosis, or ligament, into a cartilage or bone. The word insertion has likewise been used by pathologists for the act of inoculating or introducing a virus into the body.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. Act of setting or placing in or among other things; -the mode, place, or the like, of inserting; -piece or breadth added to a ladyâ€™s dress; - interpolation of a letter, word, or sentence in a writing; advertisement in a newspaper or periodical; -in botany, the growth of one part in or from another.