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Descriptor English: Plastination
Descriptor Spanish: Plastinación
Descriptor Portuguese: Plastinação
Descriptor French: Plastination
Entry term(s): Plastinations
Tree number(s): E02.792.400
E05.760.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077780
Scope note: Preservation technique in which epoxy polymers are used to preserve tissue or an organ resulting in anatomically authentic dry specimens often used in teaching of anatomy.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Plastic Embedding (1991-2018)
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57756
Unique ID: D000077780
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Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Plastination - Preferred
Concept UI M000641797
Scope note Preservation technique in which epoxy polymers are used to preserve tissue or an organ resulting in anatomically authentic dry specimens often used in teaching of anatomy.
Preferred term Plastination
Entry term(s) Plastinations



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