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Insertion (anatomy)

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Insertion (anatomy)

In anatomy, the insertion is a point at which a muscle attaches to a bone.

The insertion attaches to the structure that tends to be moved by the contraction of the muscle. Insertions are usually connections of muscle via tendon to bone.[1]

The opposite end of the muscle is called the origin.

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