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em·balm

(em-bahlm'),
To treat a cadaver with balsams or other chemicals to preserve it from decay.
[L. in, in, + balsamum, balsam]

em·balm

(em-bahlm')
To treat a dead body with chemicals to preserve it from decay.
[L. in, in, + balsamum, balsam]
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Plain and simply, men run a mile when I tell them I'm an embalmer.
Embalmers next covered the corpse with salts and let it sit for 40 days to dehydrate, or dry out.
Although Egyptian embalmers removed the brains of the deceased, the scientists wrote that "in most cases, non-macerated mummy heads still have much of their soft tissue preserved.
Then, one of the embalmers is stooping down to cut an incision low on the left side of the body with a black, obsidian blade, much to the amusement of a large group of royal ghosts who had joined Mr.
To qualify for a license, an applicant must pass the licensure examinations conducted twice a year-in March and September-by the DOH Committee of Examiners for Undertakers and Embalmers (CEUE).
King, a tutor with the British Institute of Embalmers, said: "Dead bodies are being embalmed anywhere.
Some expert say these "fakes" were made by ancient embalmers to sell to pilgrims for profit but Dr Lidija McKnight, of Manchester University, believes even small animal parts were sacred and thus preserved.
Arkansas Crime Laboratory officials and the Pulaski County coroner's office have removed about 30 bodies from a suburban Little Rock funeral home after its license was temporarily suspended by the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Headed up by Lynne Walker and John Morrell, who are fully qualified funeral directors and embalmers, Walker & Morrell can provide a range of funerals, from the modern to the traditional.
Both are members of the British Institute of Funeral Directors while Gwen is also a member of the British Institute of Embalmers and was awarded fellowship of the Institute in February, 2013.
To remove her organs, the scans show, the embalmers created a hole through her perineum and removed her intestines, stomach, liver and even her heart.