Recent Examples of plastination from the Web
Although his work might seem strange today, consider Bodyworlds and other modern exhibits that use plastination to preserve slices of human cadavers for the entertainment (and edification?) of the general public.
Daniel Engber (@danengber) wrote about the inventor of body plastination in issue 21.02.
The famed scientist invented plastination, which is the process of preserving a specimen by replacing its water and fat content with different plastics.
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Origin and Etymology of plastination
First Known Use: 1981See Words from the same year
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