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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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The arm reliquary in this instance is more than a metaphor for embalmment (Andre Bazin's famous evocation of cinema)but an object that reanimates St.
Communication and Information Minister Ernesto Villegas announced Friday, through his twitter account, that a Russian scientific committee had investigated the body of Chavez and concluded that to carry out the embalmment, his remains would have to be transferred to Russia for a period of seven or eight months, Xinhua reported.
The physicians of nineteenth-century France met dead bodies on various occasions, mainly while practicing dissections, morbid anatomy, embalmment and forensic medicine.