It makes us shudder instinctively, fearful lest that welter of putrefaction should be communicated from them to us.
But he did not and he could not know the meaning of putrefaction itself.
They both were damp, with water lying between and in the grooves of the bricks, and both had a sickening smell of putrefaction.
It is the month of July, and the weather is favourable to putrefaction.
The teeth themselves harbor germs which actually infect the food and favor its putrefaction.
Then we are to find out if that air be generated by putrefaction.
As a result of this putrefaction there are produced certain ptomaines and leucomaines.
Is the putrefaction of my filthy old carcase on the wind yet?
Near her lay several dead and mutilated bodies, in a state of putrefaction.
This is apparent to the senses in animals generated from putrefaction.
putrefaction pu·tre·fac·tion (pyōō'trə-fāk'shən)
Decomposition of organic matter, especially protein, by microorganisms, resulting in production of foul-smelling matter.
The condition of being putrefied.