embalm

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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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Cardboard coffins, for burial in natural green space cemeteries without embalmment or headstones, are cheap, clean, and environmentally friendly.
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].