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Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. The placing of a restoration in a tooth, a bridge on abutment teeth, or a prosthesis in the mouth; these normally have a defined path of insertion.

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Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

1. The placing of a restoration in a tooth, a bridge on abutment teeth, or a prosthesis in the mouth; these normally have a defined path of insertion.

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Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Placing an artificial satellite or space probe into orbit, commonly around a planet. On interplanetary missions, navigation and course corrections must occur to ensure that the spacecraft...

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Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

The addition of one or more base pairs into a DNA molecule; a type of mutation commonly induced by acridine dyes or by mobile insertion sequences (q.v.). See indels.

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Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The point of attachment of a muscle to a bone or other structure which usually moves during an isotonic muscle action. The insertion is usually distal to the origin.

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Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

1 (of muscles) See voluntary muscle.

2 (in genetics) A point mutation in which an extra nucleotide base is

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Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 41 words.

1. (of muscles) See voluntary muscle.

2. (in genetics) A *point mutation in which an extra nucleotide base

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 14 words.

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

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Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 14 words.

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

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Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 30 words.

the addition of one or more base pairs into a DNA molecule; a type of mutation commonly induced by acridine

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Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 78 words.

a mutation characterized by the addition of genetic material into a genomic nucleotide sequence or a chromosome. Insertions vary in

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