insertion

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insertion

n. the addition of language at a place within an existing typed or written document, which is always suspect unless initialled by all parties.

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Placental detection of velamentous insertion of the umbilical cord: a prospective colour of Doppler ultrasound study.
Gross pathology present in IUGR group were, smaller size of placenta 12%, presence of extensive infarction 16%, false knots 4%, true knot 2%, Battledore insertion of placenta 6%, velamentous insertion 2%, and placenta extra chorialis 2%.
On the other hand insertion anomalies like velamentous insertions, nuchal umbilical cords and knots are relatively frequent findings and not necessarily associated with fetal death4.