Definition of Mummifies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mummify) ¹



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Definition of Mummifies

1. mummify [v] - See also: mummify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mummifies

mummer
mummeries
mummers
mummery
mummia
mummias
mummichog
mummichogs
mummied
mummies
mummification
mummification necrosis
mummifications
mummified
mummified pulp
mummifies (current term)
mummiform
mummify
mummifying
mumming
mummings
mummock
mummocks
mumms
mummy
mummy's boy
mummy-brown
mummychog
mummychogs
mummyhood

Literary usage of Mummifies

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"If the amount of liquid contained in the tissue be small in quantity the part mummifies, giving rise to what is known as " dry gangrene. ..."

2. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"... parallel steel bars (Keith's clamp), and bring it outside of the abdominal wound, where the constricted portion of the stump mummifies or sloughs off. ..."

3. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"Thus, in the sandy deserts of Arabia and Africa, a dead body, losing rapidly its fluids, dries up and mummifies. On the other hand, bodies buried naked or ..."

4. Pre-historic America by William Healey Dall (1885)
"They do not emit any smell, on account of the skins in which they are strongly sewn up, and also on account of the cold, which rapidly mummifies them. ..."

5. Principles and practice of obstetrics by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1918)
"After the fetus dies it mummifies and shrinks up, its quor is absorbed, and the uterus applies itself closely to the body. ..."

6. The Elements of Geography by Rollin D. Salisbury, Harlan Harland Barrows, Walter Sheldon Tower (1912)
"... giving the so-called "jerked beef," and even "burial" of the dead may be on high platforms in regions where dry air quickly mummifies the body. ..."

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