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1. An anatomic preparation created through plastination.
2. To prepare something using the techniques of plastination.
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His plastinates are highly accurate, scientifically sound preparations, as well as aesthetic and creative.
BODY WORLDS "Under Your Skin" App Premiers Free Photo App to Replicate Plastinates
Limber Gymnast With Organs" is a male plastinate with its legs spread, each foot stretched on top of wooden balls the size of basketballs.
von Hagens is not affiliated with any of the other exhibits that use his invention and methods, and have, in some cases, copied the unique expressive character of many of his distinctive plastinate specimens.
German doctor Gunther von Hagens has given Irish bookmaking outfit Paddy Power a potential EUR80,000 (USD$112,500) bloody nose with his claims that an agreement was in place with Michael Jackson to plastinate his remains upon his death.
Staged near the prenatal gallery in BODY WORLDS -- in a separate room accessible to visitors 16 years and older -- the first, a slice plastinate of a male and female coupling, is reminiscent of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawing, Coition of a Hemisected Man and Woman (1492).
Ostrich Plastinate Also Makes North American Debut in Record-Breaking Exhibit
Angelina Whalley, visitors will discover more than 100 real human specimens, including 18 full-body plastinates.
Visitors can explore human anatomy, physiology and health through a series of full body plastinates (human bodies that have been preserved by a process called plastination), individual organs and transparent body slices that give a complete picture of how the human body works.