Meaning of MUMMIFICATION in English

ˌməməfə̇ˈkāshən noun

( -s )

Etymology: from mummify, after such pairs as English amplify : amplification


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

b. : a condition resembling mummification

no time for empty formalities … or mummification in bandages of red tape — Newsweek

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. : dry gangrene

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.