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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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