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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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But I watched in horror as the embalmer rotated the metal hook inside my head with great gusto.
King, a tutor with the British Institute of Embalmers, said: "Dead bodies are being embalmed anywhere.
Robert's wife, Debbie, also a licensed funeral director, was the first licensed female funeral professional to serve on the Florida Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
Although this release marks Old Embalmer's first tour on the national stage, Widmer has been brewing an Old Embalmer barleywine since 1999.
She graduated from mortuary school in California and worked as a funeral director and embalmer for five years before joining Lake Washington.
Rachael, who is currently being followed by a film crew ahead of a BBC Three documentary, is yet to prepare corpses for funerals, although she has learnt how to line coffins and has observed the firm's embalmer at work.
Gunn Funeral Home has appealed the decision by the Arkansas State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors, which suspended embalmer Derrick Gunn for a year and fined him $1,000.
But then, when you practise your routine while working as an embalmer in the hospital morgue, it's hardly surprising.
He told how in the subsequent hours he dealt with a French embalmer and conceded it may have been him who gave the go-ahead for the procedure to take place.
Embalmer Huguette Amarger said: "I remember among ourselves that we did not call the Princess of Wales by her proper name but we called her Patricia.
The aspiring embalmer was shortened from 8-1 to 11-2 to win the competition and from 9-2 to 5-2 to be the top female.
Simon Bull, who is studying beauty therapy at the college's Blossomfield Campus, is hoping to follow a career as an embalmer, and the skills he is learning at the moment promise to be key if he is to fulfil his dream.