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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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There can be no question of it," replied the Count; "all the Scarabaei embalmed accidentally while alive, are alive now.
As soon, therefore, as I shave and swallow a cup of coffee, I shall just step over to Ponnonner's and get embalmed for a couple of hundred years.
com/2010/08/03/wars-drive-advances/) It is estimated  that of the 600,000 that died in the war, 40,000 were embalmed.
She pointed out that while the PNP-CL got first dibs on the autopsy, ahead of the PAO, the teenager's body was already embalmed.
Our cultural practice of embalming equates to approximately two million litres of embalmed bodily fluids dispersing into the groundwater across the whole of the UK every year.
Dubai: Bodies of expatriates embalmed in Dubai are no longer offered an ambulance transport service to airports in other emirates, leading to delays in the repatriation process, social workers said.
It comes as more serious problems involving bodies not being embalmed by the firm were uncovered in the Midlands.
14 ( ANI ): It is highly unlikely that the body of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will be embalmed, acting president Nicolas Maduro has said.
Caracas-March8(BNA)Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that late President Hugo Chavez would be embalmed and displayed for eternity at a military museum.
BODIES are having to be embalmed to stop them decomposing, with scores of families facing a wait of up to three weeks because of a backlog at a crematorium.
Mr Coutts-Wood also asked solicitor Mr Cadman-Jones about his decision to have his wife embalmed, something that could affect toxicology tests because it could dilute levels of drugs found in the blood.