mortuary

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mortuary

a building where dead bodies are kept before cremation or burial

morgue, mortuary

A room or building for the holding and/or identification of dead bodies prior to burial or cremation.
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Others operate much smaller mortuaries which may not be public and do not conduct post-mortems.
Dr George Mukhari Academic in Tshwane and Tertiary and Regional Hospitals in the province have no shortage of officials working in their mortuaries.
There are five mortuaries in Abu Dhabi -- two in the city, one in Al Ain and two in the Western region.
Despite this, the temporary mortuaries planned for the city in the event of an outbreak only have a capacity of 1,200.
With this purchase, SCI acquired the largest funeral services operation in Hawaii with eight mortuaries on four islands and two cemeteries.
Barracks across the city are being put on stand-by as temporary mortuaries in case the city morgue cannot cope on the big night.
They're afraid of retaliation from mortuaries for selling to us,'' Nadan said.
By establishing a network of Borthwick-operated mortuaries, Felix hoped to provide standardized funeral services at a consistently high level of professionalism throughout the state.
Forest Lawn(R) and Celebrate a Life(R) are registered trade marks of Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries.
One of Scotland's largest mortuaries is a deathtrap, it was claimed yesterday.
Almost all mortuaries are willing to provide a simple wooden box.