Origin of putrefaction
OTHER WORDS FROM putrefactionpu·tre·fac·tive, pu·tre·fa·cient [pyoo-truh-fey-shuhnt], /ˌpyu trəˈfeɪ ʃənt/, adjective
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How to use putrefaction in a sentence
As a result, humans kept the products of bacterial putrefaction in their intestines for too long and they became toxic.
This intestinal putrefaction theory gained such prominence that British surgeon William Lane advocated the removal of the entire large intestine to remediate digestive disorders.
Her hands were shaking, slick and black with subdead putrefaction.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Diminished hydrochloric acid favors intestinal putrefaction.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Molds, however, in feeding do cause chemical changes which result in decay or putrefaction.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
In the pancreas after putrefaction, and in the fces of typhus patients, no skatol was found.
Ammonia is derived from the putrefaction of animal and vegetable substances.
Sudden putrefaction of meat takes place at a temperature of thirty-five degrees below zero.Library Notes|A. P. Russell