The tube was to be inserted so it could suction out the blood and air packed in the chest and prevent the lung from collapsing.
In his new story collection Ben Greenman inserted modern day celebrities into the short stories of the Russian master.
In another case, a whole plate of uneaten food (including nuts, hummus and raisins) was pureed and inserted rectally.
That outsiders have inserted themselves into the situation may not be surprising.
In his memoir Speech-Less: Tales of a White House Survivor, Latimer says the line was inserted by Thiessen and approved by Bush.
From the collar stricture arise three radial internal beams, horizontally diverging, and inserted at the inside of the thorax.
I wish you would have it inserted in the Globe and Colonist.
From the leaf, inserted half its length in the soil (or sometimes only the petiole inserted) a tuber arises.
Page 145, a paragraph break was inserted at before the first line.
Gavir hung back, but Sylvie inserted a tiny gold pitchfork into a small aperture in the glowing, rippling surface.
"to set in, put or place in," 1520s, from insert, past participle of Middle English inseren "to set in place, to graft, to introduce (into the mind)" (late 14c.), from Latin inserere "to put in, implant," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + serere "join together" (see series). Related: Inserted; inserting. The noun meaning "something inserted" is from 1893.