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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.

2. The point of attachment of a muscle that is relatively moveable when the muscle contracts. Compare origin.

3. The act of introducing a needle into tissue.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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