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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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It will also have an embalmment school, due to open in December, that will train people to NVQ Level 3 standard in the subject.
Cardboard coffins, for burial in natural green space cemeteries without embalmment or headstones, are cheap, clean, and environmentally friendly.
It proposes an "analytical reconstruction" of the death-and-rebirth process: a logically orderly (too orderly?) resolution of the above-mentioned inconsistencies, "abandoning" for instance the idea held by some that the wihhyan is subject to rebirth (185), and arguing for the necessity (with regard to the general process) of the intermediary phase between embalmment and burial or cremation, even if local actors, Robinne concedes, would not express the underlying logics in the same terms (186-187).
tuberregium sclerotia to solve a variety of health problems, ranging from skin diseases to small pox and even in embalmment of bodies [1, 3, 6].
The arm reliquary in this instance is more than a metaphor for embalmment (Andre Bazin's famous evocation of cinema)but an object that reanimates St.