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Definition 1: embalmment and drying a dead body and wrapping it as a mummy - [noun denoting act]

(mummification is a kind of ...) preservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals

Definition 2: a condition resembling that of a mummy - [noun denoting state]

Samples where mummification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bureaucratic mummification in red tape

(mummification is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

Definition 3: (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for mummification in the sense of this definition

(mummification is a kind of ...) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

(mummification belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

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