cerement


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Synonyms for cerement

burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

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The study was a comparative evaluation to determine improvement of new bone growth and decrease in infection rate after debridement in a rat osteomyelitis model with use of Cerement|G as compared with Cerement |Bone Void Filler without antibiotics and compared to no void filler.
BoneSupport said its Cerement platform technology is an injectable synthetic bone substitute used for orthopaedic trauma, bone infection and instrumentation augmentation and is currently marketed in the US and Europe.
Say there were two or three inches of hard old snow on the ground, with earth here and there oozing through the broken places, and that there was warmth in the sunlight, when the wind did not blow it all away, and say that she stooped breathlessly in her corset to lift up a sodden sheet by its hems, and say that when she had pinned three corners to the lines it began to billow and leap in her hands, to flutter and tremble, and to glare with the light, and that the throes of the thing were as gleeful and strong as if a spirit were dancing in its cerements.
But the Gospel misses a great dramatic opportunity to describe how Lazarus felt when he came back from the dead --bound up with cerements like a mummy and with a piece of cloth to keep his mouth clamped shut.
isn't it funny cerements have the same waxy texture
24) "they tore off the cerements, each thinking himself blessed to have but a scrap thereof in his possession;" Dec.
produce people] ill at ease, much too conscious, cased in too many cerements, and far from happy," Whitman disdained that element of capitalism which elevated money over men, and promoted the accumulation of capital over an affection for "comrades.
The book's assessment of freedpeople--"minds long abased by slavery must struggle long, and cast off a thousand cerements of custom and ignorance, ere they can take upon them the work of those who have ever lived beneath the vivifying influences of freedom" (425)--certainly features the language of white and mulatto/a superiority.
Let Peter Paul Rubens wake from the dead, let him rise out of his cerements, and bring into this presence all the army of his fat women; the magian power or prophet-virtue gifting that slight rod of Moses, could, at one waft, release and re-mingle a sea spell-parted, whelming the heavy host with the down-rush of overthrown sea-ramparts.
When their efforts failed, he commissioned a full-body suit of pure jade to be his funeral cerements (jade was believed to have magical powers of rejuvenation.
In this liturgical drama, sung by the clergy in Latin at the end of matins on Easter morning, the linen cloth represents Christ's cerements.
When three assassins give her husband a twelve-gauge ticket to Valhalla, she drapes herself in his cerements and leads the funeral procession that helps ignite Conservative support for the Sandinista revolution.
I don't know: / is calvary coming to him, / unconscious, inexorable, a rising water, / or has it passed, is it over, leaving him to me / to wrap him up in cerements, in tears?
One morning she will tear off the black cerements and come back with me to my room.