Origin of putrefaction
Related formspu·tre·fac·tive, pu·tre·fa·cient [pyoo-truh-fey-shuh nt] /ˌpyu trəˈfeɪ ʃənt/, adjective
Examples from the Web for putrefaction
Under this head are also rightly ranked the phenomena of putrefaction.Louis Pasteur|Ren Vallery-Radot
The element which I breathed appeared to have stagnated into noxiousness and putrefaction.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
It gives one a shock of surprise to see so rich a garb adorn those workers in putrefaction.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
The Greenlanders consider extreme cold as favorable to putrefaction.Library Notes|A. P. Russell
Experimentally he showed that the presence of the bacilli which produce lactic acid inhibited the process of putrefaction.