mummification

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

Medical Definition of mummification 

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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