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plastinate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v plastinate preserve (tissue) with plastics, as for teaching and research purposes "The doctor plastinates bodies to teach anatomy to his students"
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Usage

In literature:

Finally he picked a large plastine container filled with a white, crystalline powder.
"The Judas Valley" by Gerald Vance
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In news:

Plastinated giraffe at BODY WORLDS, reviewed by the London Evening Standard.
The exhibit consists of human bodies that have been preserved by plastination, and shows how the anatomy of a body works BILL ROTH / ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS Buy Photo.
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