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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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Only the embalmers were allowed in the tent, and, according to Mr.
Old Embalmer is great upon release, but--true to its name--it will also cellar exceptionally well," said Mr.
Although Lake Washington trains its students in both aspects, a funeral director and an embalmer have separate roles in treating deaths.
My sister and dad don't like the idea of embalming and I can understand that but I'm fine with staying in the room while the embalmer does his bit," she said.
But a new funeral home director and embalmer would have to be hired, he said.
When I was at university studying for a neuroscience degree, I appeared in a couple of comedy plays but it was really while I was working as an embalmer that I started a routine.
The French embalmers obviously had tried to make her face look as presentable as possible," he said.
The hair and beauty courses on offer at the college may usually be the preserve of budding hair stylists and make-up artists, but Simon's path could be one followed by other potential embalmers, with techniques including make-up application covered.
Just pickle me and put me out on display when I die,'' said Rodriguez, who plays hands-on embalmer Federico Diaz.
Embalmer Iain Close saw red after 72-year-old William Haddow tried to pull out in front of him.
The Embalmer, a bizarrely masterful Italian thriller about a gay taxidermist who stashes contraband in corpses for the Mafia in order to pay the salary of his beefcake assistant, Valerio, was inspired by a grisly real-life murder in Rome.
Since then he's been the administrator for a Japanese gold mine in Brazil, a hospital restructuring expert in Los Angeles, a field geologist studying dinosaur remains in Arizona, and, of course, an embalmer.