em‧bed1 past tense and past participle embedded, present participle embedding
1 [intransitive,transitive usually passive]
to put something firmly and deeply into something else, or to be put into something in this way
be embedded in something
A piece of glass was embedded in her hand.
2 [transitive usually passive]
if ideas, attitudes, or feelings etc are embedded, you believe or feel them very strongly:
Feelings of guilt are deeply embedded in her personality.
to put something such as a graphic into a computer program or page on the Internet