incineration

noun

in·​cin·​er·​a·​tion -ˌsin-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce incineration (audio)
: the act of incinerating or state of being incinerated
especially : an analytical procedure of heating an organic substance with free access to air until only its ash remains

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“Incineration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/incineration. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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