promession

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Swedish biologist Susanne Wiigh-Mäsak, developer of the process, who derived it from Italian promessa (promise).

Noun[edit]

promession (usually uncountable, plural promessions)

  1. The disposal of human remains by freeze-drying.
    • 2019, Lucinda Herring, Reimagining Death, North Atlantic Books (→ISBN), page 209:
      Promession ensures that a body will produce rich, nourishing soil within a year's time.

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