Examples from the Web for decomposition
Part of the decomposition process causes bodies to bloat and blood to sometimes seep from the mouth.
Where bodies are planted to study the forensics of decomposition.
And what effect, if any, does the fact that her body was found floating in water have on the rate of decomposition?
The other two stages of decomposition, “advanced decay” and “remains,” can be read about here.
Yet many zombies exist in an advanced state of decomposition, and lack the strength to rend and devour for themselves.
It is a strong agent in the decomposition of vegetable matter, and is thus of much importance in preparing manures.The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
Cinabar rises wholly by sublimation, without suffering any decomposition; because the two substances of which it consists, viz.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
My long experience assures me, that the rapidity of decomposition depends, upon certain qualities in the subject and in the soil.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)|A Sexton of the Old School
For it would seem to be a law of vegetal growth that reproduction should begin in decomposition and decay.Life: Its True Genesis|R. W. Wright
The chemical action is clearly indicated by the decomposition of water.