plastinate


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Verb1.plastinate - preserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes; "The doctor plastinates bodies to teach anatomy to his students"
conserve, maintain, preserve, keep up - keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"
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plastinate

[ˈplæstɪneɪt] VTplastinar
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These specimens should be preserved and impregnated with silicone plastinate, epoxy polyester, or polyester-copolymer and should be dry, non-toxic and durable.
Asked whether it would upset her to plastinate her husband or father-in-law (the oldest living donor) she said she would consider it 'a labour of love'.
London, Sept 3 (ANI): Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Frederick Prinz von Anhalt has announced that he wants to plastinate his wife's body when she dies to preserve her beauty.
This imposing animal plastinate is a highlight of the exhibition and one of the most impressive specimens Gunther von Hagens has created.
die Plastinate sind naturlich das, worum es im Film geht .
The 11 plastinate filters, taken from actual plastinates in the BODY WORLDS: PULSE exhibit at Discovery Times Square in New York City, range from pure bone skeleton to muscle and cartilage and blood vessels, allowing the user to see firsthand what lies beneath the skin's surface transforming photos into a Halloween-ready disguise.
If you're worried about donating your body to science or becoming one of the iconic plastinate specimens, relax, there's a much easier way to get involved.
The New York Times reported last summer on von Hagen's "mummification factory" in Dalian, where 260 workers plastinate about 30 bodies a year in assembly-line fashion.
Gunther, who was barred from exhibiting two dead bodies on the streets of Newcastle, is preparing to plastinate a giant squid after studying smaller squid species.
In some cases, they have plagiarized the unique expressive character of many of his distinctive plastinate specimens.