National Journal of Basic Medical Sciences

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Pages: 188-189

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

EOSIN AS COLORING AGENT FOR EMBALMING OF CADAVERS

Author: P.E.NATEKAR , F. M. De SOUZA

Category: Anatomy

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Abstract:

The present study is carried out in the department of anatomy by adding eosin in the embalming fluid which is effective in maintaining life like appearance of the body for funeral embalming and for the purpose of dissection. It was observed that the use of eosin was very effective in preventing discoloration after embalming for funeral purpose aswell as for identifying arterial fluid from cavity fluid and life like appearance of the soft tissues.

Keywords: Embalming, dissection, eosin, coloringagents