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in·ser·tion / inˈsərshən/ • n. 1. the action of inserting something: the insertion of a line or two into the script. ∎  the placing of a spacecraft or satellite into an orbit or trajectory. 2. a thing that is inserted, in particular: ∎  an amendment or addition inserted in a text. ∎  each appearance of an advertisement in a newspaper or periodical. ∎  an ornamental section of cloth or needlework inserted into the plain material of a garment. 3. Anat. & Zool. the manner or place of attachment of an organ: close to the point of leaf insertion. ∎  the manner or place of attachment of a muscle to the part that it moves: the names of the muscles and their insertions on the eyeball. 4. Biol. the addition of extra DNA or RNA into a section of genetic material.

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insertion
1. (of muscles) See voluntary muscle.

2. (in genetics) A point mutation in which an extra nucleotide base is added to the DNA sequence. This results in the misreading of the base sequence during the translation stage of protein synthesis.

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insertion (in-ser-shŏn) n. (in anatomy) the point of attachment of a muscle (e.g. to a bone) that is relatively movable when the muscle contracts. Compare origin.

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insertion A mutation where one or more nucleotides are inserted into a DNA sequence.

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