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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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 ...
Over 20 years ago, Von Hagens set up a body donation program in Germany and has signed over 9, 000 donors into the plastinate program and he followed strict consent procedures for whole-body specimens, does this consent is sufficient for different body parts, dissection and preparation for plastination?
The public display of human cadavers in Body Worlds and its spin-off plastinate exhibitions, the Saartje Baartman repatriation, and the exhumation findings of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission have also caused controversy.
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.
The company also provides plastinates to public museums, research institutes and science centres.
All of the bodies are those of individuals who have died within the last 40 years, so, from a legal standpoint, these plastinates are considered modem human remains.