Medical Dictionary

mummification

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noun mum·mi·fi·ca·tion \ˌməm-i-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of mummification

  1. 1:  the process of mummifying or the state of being mummified

  2. 2:  the devitalization of a tooth pulp followed by amputation of the coronal portion leaving the remainder of the devitalized tissue in the tooth canal

  3. 3:  dry gangrene


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