Pronunciation: (in-sûr'tid), [key]
1. Bot.(esp. of the parts of a flower) attached to or growing out of some part.
2. Anat.having an insertion, as a muscle, tendon, or ligament; attached, as the end of a muscle that moves a bone.
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