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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plastinationnoun

    a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened

    "the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"

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  1. plastinationnoun

    A technique for preserving bodies or body parts by replacing the water and fat with certain plastics.

Wikipedia

  1. Plastination

    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. plastination

    Plastination is a technique used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts by replacing the water and fat components with certain plastics. This method produces specimens that can be touched, do not smell or decay, and retains most microscopic properties of the original specimen. Plastination is commonly used in medical institutions for educational purposes and sometimes for public exhibitions.

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  1. Plastination

    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. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastination in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plastination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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