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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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Hartz hypothesized that every colony was a kind of residual fragment, incarnating the embalmment, what the mother country was like at the time of its founding.
Ms Weller also complained she was ordered to perform "quickie facials" instead of a full embalmment to increase the turnover of corpses.
In contradistinction to other Near Eastern religions concerned with death and immortality (as seen, for example, in Egyptian embalmment and mummification), the Bible strictly limited contact with the dead (Numbers 19: 11-16).