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Synonyms for embalm


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preserve a dead body

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Emma Dainty, 31, of Stafford, said the Co-op failed to embalm grandad Philip Bayley.
Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun's mummified body burst into flames after an attempt to embalm the king went horribly wrong, over 3,000 years ago.
THE last hospital in Ireland to embalm the dead is set to end the service, it has been claimed.
5 gallons to embalm the average adult (Cook, 1999).
Would-be casket sellers in Oklahoma, for example, have to complete two years of college courses, graduate from a mortuary science program, do a one-year apprenticeship during which they embalm at least 25 bodies, and pass two exams.
We can remove the body to the funeral home but won't be able to prepare and embalm it until a death certificate is issued.
Kamm says that it takes him two to three hours to embalm and dress a body.