mummification

noun

mum·​mi·​fi·​ca·​tion ˌməm-i-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce mummification (audio)
1
: the process of mummifying or the state of being mummified
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
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“Mummification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mummification. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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