Insertion vs Infusion - What's the difference?

insertion | infusion |

As nouns the difference between insertion and infusion

is that insertion is the act of inserting, or something inserted while infusion is tea (infusion made from herbs).



(en noun)
  • The act of inserting, or something inserted.
  • (anatomy) The distal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will be moved by the muscle.
  • (genetics) The addition of a nucleotide to a chromosome by mutation.
  • Derived terms

    * leaf insertion


    * (act of inserting) deletion * (anatomy) origin * (genetics) deletion




    (en noun)
  • A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
  • An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion .
  • The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or herbal qualities.
  • The act of installing a quality into a person.
  • * 1602 : , act V scene 1
  • [...] but in the verity of extolment / I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion / of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of / him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would / trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.
  • (obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.