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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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Once that is completed, the embalmer rewashes the body, including shampooing the hair and cleaning the fingernails.
The Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors said in its court filings that its ruling should stand.
He also says that there is very little expertise in the field, and most embalmers operating in Japan go to the US for training.
Slaughter's trocar, or whether it was the Slaughter company, or whether it was just some embalmer with a twisted sense of humour.
Apprenticeships must be completed under an experienced and licensed funeral director or embalmer.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Funeral Board recently released a new application allowing licensed funeral directors and embalmers to renew their licenses online at http://www.
As an embalmer you should be sensitive to other people's feelings, have a serious and dignified manner with a smart, conventional appearance and be able to pay attention to detail - the smallest missed detail may be of major importance to the bereaved.
In which case I'd volunteer to be Nether Regions Embalmer.
The embalmer told the inquest, "If I had known at the time that it would lead to certain investigations, to my being questioned so many times, I would have waited until I received all the necessary official authorisations.
Wannabe embalmer Laura claimed Charley was misunderstood by viewers and was "pure entertainment", she liked the twins but said Gerry, 31, was "boring".
The 24-year-old, who lives in Butetown, Cardiff, with wife Banita, said he first became interested in comedy when he was working as an embalmer for the medical school.