Definition of plastinate in English:



See plastination

‘He argues that since it takes a year to plastinate a body, the shipment from October 2000 wouldn't even have been ready in time.’
  • ‘The corpse will be plastinated - preserved by replacing body fluids with plastic - in the same way as those used in his travelling exhibition.’
  • ‘Millions have flocked to see Body Worlds, his controversial exhibition of plastinated and dissected corpses, and his televised ‘live’ autopsy.’
  • ‘Now, your choices are no longer just being buried or cremated, you can choose to be plastinated.’
  • ‘As we leave he tells me of his plans to be plastinated after his death.’



/ˈplastəˌnāt/ /ˈplæstəˌneɪt/