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plas·ti·nate

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  1. plastinateverb

    preserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes

    "The doctor plastinates bodies to teach anatomy to his students"

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  1. plastinate

    Plastination is a technique or process used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts, first developed by Gunther von Hagens in 1977. The water and fat are replaced by certain plastics, yielding specimens that can be touched, do not smell or decay, and even retain most properties of the original sample.

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  1. plastinate

    A plastinate is a body or body part that has been preserved using a technique called plastination. In this process, body fluids and fat are replaced by certain plastics, yielding specimens that can be touched, do not smell or decay, and can be displayed for educational purposes. The technique was invented by anatomist Gunther von Hagens, and is used in anatomy, for medical studies and in exhibitions for the general public.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastinate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastinate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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