body bag

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A popular term for the zippered black bag used to transport a dead body before burial

body bag

A plastic bag for transporting a human corpse.
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They must be placed in cadaver bags -- for burial and future identification, the same source, who requested anonymity, said.
Earlier, a report said that 1,400 unidentified bodies that were placed in cadaver bags were not yet buried in San Isidro village of Tacloban City.
Department of Energy personnel, PNP SAF, Smart Communications personnel and equipment, and cadaver bags were also flown today.
Urging morticians and funeral parlors to view this as a public service and not as a business, Tolentino requested each member of the 400-strong PMA to provide 500 cadaver bags.
For their services, Tolentino said the government would pay them back with the barangays (villages) expected to pay for the cadaver bags used in their respective areas.
The cadaver bags are then marked and transported to the grave sites.
We measure the body and then they are placed in cadaver bags.
9, other ships and air assets were carrying everything from cadaver bags to medicines to food, as well as communications equipment, fuel and personnel to Roxas; Kalibo, Aklan; San Jose, Antique; Guiuan, Eastern Samar; northern Panay; northern Palawan (including Coron); Negros Island; Masbate; and Cebu City.
There was a report that the reason why the bodies [were] not being handled [was] because there was a lack of cadaver bags.
According to the MMDA chief, the teams are equipped with chainsaws, floating pumps, generator sets, tents, tool sets, trauma kits, and cadaver bags.