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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Putrefaction(0.01736 detik)
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n 1: decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor [syn: rot]
2: (biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action
[syn: decomposition, rot, rotting]
English → English (gcide)
Putrefaction \Pu`tre*fac"tion\, n. [L. putrefactio: cf. F.
putr['e]faction. See Putrefy.]
1. The act or the process of putrefying; the offensive decay
of albuminous or other matter.
Note: Putrefaction is a complex phenomenon involving a
multiplicity of chemical reactions, always accompanied
by, and without doubt caused by, bacteria and
vibriones; hence, putrefaction is a form of
fermentation, and is sometimes called putrefaction
fermentative. Putrefaction is not possible under
conditions that preclude the development of living
organisms. Many of the products of putrefaction are
powerful poisons, and are called cadaveric poisons, or
2. The condition of being putrefied; also, that which
putrefied. “Putrefaction's breath.” --Shelley.