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mortician (n.)

1895, American English, coined from mortuary + -ician, as in physician.

An undertaker will no longer be known as an "undertaker and embalmer." In the future he will be known as the "mortician." This was decided on at the second day's meeting of the Funeral Directors' Association of Kentucky, which was held in Louisville. ["The Medical Herald," July 1895]

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Definitions of mortician from WordNet

mortician (n.)
one whose business is the management of funerals;
Synonyms: undertaker / funeral undertaker / funeral director
From wordnet.princeton.edu