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embalm

[em′bäm]
(medicine)
To treat a cadaver with antiseptics and preservatives to prevent decay, before burial or dissection.
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The couple, who have been dead for up to 10 years, had been perfectly embalmed after allegations that their son asked a funeral director to preserve them because he couldn't bear to bury them.
The dead man, estimated to be in his 80s, was embalmed about five months ago.
He said he had suggested to officials in the UK and France that the Princess be embalmed to make her "presentable" for visitors including Prince Charles.
Mosher's installation was embalmed in the archaic 19th-century notion that political territories are materially bounded.
Mr al Fayed claims her body was embalmed on the orders of MI6 to conceal the pregnancy.
The quintet's convincing retro sands-at-sunset sound on ``Sway'' (Pascal) avoids the cynicism of much of today's newly embalmed lounge stylists while guitarist Mark Sproull, steel guitarist Gary Brandin and drummer Tom Maxwell earn marks for authenticity and strong originals like ``Last Days of Summer.
The Jewish lady, 86, was to be embalmed before the Sabbath for religious reasons but her doctor was out for dinner.
It was there that Buckley invented and published a hoax about Russian officials auctioning off the embalmed remains of everybody's favorite dictator, Vladimir Lenin, to raise cash.
The legendary Soviet leader, embalmed in 1924, is to be given a new outfit that may even include a colourful new tie.
But that has the beneficial side effect of making it easier to sleep in a long and narrow bed that some have found lumpy, in a room where Abraham Lincoln was autopsied and then embalmed and that some have found haunted.
Of course, Mao himself lived outside the rules that governed ordinary senior leaders, and was later embalmed and put on display in a glass sarcophagus that rests in Tiananmen Square, where tens of thousands of people see him each week.
THE embalmed body of a tramp is to be released to a dead artist's estate, a coroner said yesterday.