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inserted

[ in-sur-tid ]
/ ɪnˈsɜr tɪd /
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adjective
Botany. (especially of the parts of a flower) attached to or growing out of some part.
Anatomy. having an insertion, as a muscle, tendon, or ligament; attached, as the end of a muscle that moves a bone.
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Origin of inserted

First recorded in 1590–1600; insert + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM inserted

un·in·sert·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inserted

inserted
/ (ɪnˈsɜːtɪd) /

adjective
anatomy (of a muscle) attached to the bone that it moves
botany (of parts of a plant) growing from another part, as stamens from the corolla
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