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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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Using a secret and complex blend of ingredients and processes, embalmers managed to stop decomposition almost entirely," the Daily Express quoted a Channel 4 spokesman as saying.
So she decided to become a funeral director and embalmer.
Embalmers may have to travel to different funeral parlours locally and even nationally.
The Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors said in its court filings that its ruling should stand.
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.
In fact the college is hoping that it can provide the top quality learning environment for a number of trainee embalmers, and become a leading provider of such skills for the industry in the Midlands area.
To obtain a professional qualification in embalming you will first need to find a relevant job and register with a tutor accredited by the British Institute of Embalmers (BIE).
Excess mortality from leukemia, primarily of the myeloid type, has been observed relatively consistently in six of seven studies of embalmers, funeral parlor workers, pathologists, and anatomists (Hall et al.
However, this part of the team believes it also possible, although less likely, that this fracture was caused by the embalmers
But research results published this fall by chemists at the University of Bristol in England show that the embalmers lavished as much care on the animals as they did on human mummies.
We have very few practicing women embalmers in the profession.