"mummification" in the noun sense
a condition resembling that of a mummy
"bureaucratic mummification in red tape"
2. dry gangrene, cold gangrene, mumification necrosis, mummification
pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
embalmment and drying a dead body and wrapping it as a mummy
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