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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting process]

Samples where plastination or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching

(plastination is a kind of ...) a process that saves organic substances from decay

(plastination is a part of ...) (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

(plastination is a part of ...) the process of extracting moisture

(plastination is a part of ...) the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

"the hardening of concrete" "he tested the set of the glue"

(plastination is a part of ...) the process of totally saturating something with a substance

"the impregnation of wood with preservative" "the saturation of cotton with ether"

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