Definitions

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  • adjective Preserved by means of plastination.

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Examples

  • Michael Jackson set to be 'plastinated' after missing the deadline for cryogenic freezing | Mail Online: Michael Jackson will live on as a 'plastinated' creature preserved by German doctor Gunther von Hagens.

    Plastinated

  • Remember those state-supplied, then "plastinated" Chinese corpses on artful display in Seattle - with no documentation provided publicly of permission for their posthumous commercial use?

    Sound Politics: Harvest Of Shame

  • Action-posed, "plastinated" Chinese corpses of vague provenance - with brightly-colored plastic polymers replacing residual fat and moisture - have drawn huge crowds to public exhibitions across North America, including in San Francisco and Tampa.

    Sound Politics: Something Smells About The Chinese Corpses On Display In Seattle

  • Michael Jackson set to be 'plastinated' after missing the deadline for cryogenic freezing | Mail Online: Michael Jackson will live on as a 'plastinated' creature preserved by German doctor Gunther von Hagens.

    Archive 2009-06-28

  • Seemingly frozen in mid-swim, this "plastinated" giant squid is one of two awaiting their public debuts later this month.

    National Geographic News

  • But he is now preparing to strike the ultimate blow against death and decay by having his whole body "plastinated" by controversial doctor Gunther von Hagens.

    Attuworld.com

  • But he is now preparing to strike the ultimate blow against death and decay by having his whole body "plastinated" by controversial doctor Gunther von Hagens.

    Attuworld.com

  • Michael Jackson will live on as a 'plastinated' creature preserved by German doctor Gunther von Hagens.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • Von Hagen has been touring the world with the "plastinated" human bodies for more than 14 years.

    ScrippsNews - current events, culture, commentary, community

  • Dr Death claims Jacko's people have been in touch with him about getting him "plastinated" when he pops his clogs:

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

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  • Preserved using an embalming and preserving technique requiring synthetic materials such as epoxy or polyester polymers.

    That's the "official" definition. But it sounds to me more like another metaphor for getting legless. ;-)

    July 28, 2007