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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

em·balm

(em-bahlm')
To treat a dead body with chemicals to preserve it from decay.
[L. in, in, + balsamum, balsam]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The embalmed bodies of Kim's grandad and dad are on display in the capital Pyongyang's Kumsusan Palace of the Sun.
Results were unpredictable, with issues involving circulation, length of preservation and overall consistency. (https://americacomesalive.com/2010/08/03/wars-drive-advances/) It is estimated  that of the 600,000 that died in the war, 40,000 were embalmed.
People who choose cremation are less likely to have their loved ones embalmed and to have visitations.
The aim of this work was to review the Thiel embalming method, identifying authors who developed the original technique, those who modified it, and the studies showing the various uses of the body embalmed with this method in relation to teaching anatomy, morphology, and development of clinical and smgical abilities and skills.
Archeologists have unearthed many embalmed and preserved bodies from different locations and time periods.
It comes as more serious problems involving bodies not being embalmed by the firm were uncovered in the Midlands.
A 24-year-old suicide victim, who had been pronounced dead after he drank insecticide following an argument with his father, left hospital staff in shock after he woke up inside one of the mortuary chambers where he was due to be embalmed, the Mirror reported.
Caracas-March8(BNA)Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that late President Hugo Chavez would be embalmed and displayed for eternity at a military museum.
BODIES are having to be embalmed to stop them decomposing, with scores of families facing a wait of up to three weeks because of a backlog at a crematorium.
Mr Coutts-Wood also asked solicitor Mr Cadman-Jones about his decision to have his wife embalmed, something that could affect toxicology tests because it could dilute levels of drugs found in the blood.
Bennett and former Assistant District Attorney Paula Frasso, who no longer works in the district attorney's office, knew the body had been embalmed in violation of court order, but never apprised Judge Agnes.