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mummification (n.)

1793, "process of making into a mummy," from mummy + -fication "a making or causing." Meaning "state or fact of being a mummy" is by 1857.

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Definitions of mummification

mummification (n.)
a condition resembling that of a mummy;
bureaucratic mummification in red tape
mummification (n.)
(pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color;
Synonyms: dry gangrene / cold gangrene / mumification necrosis
mummification (n.)
embalmment and drying a dead body and wrapping it as a mummy;
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