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synonyms for putrefaction

  • adulteration
  • atrophy
  • blight
  • breakdown
  • caries
  • consumption
  • corrosion
  • decadence
  • decline
  • decomposition
  • decrease
  • decrepitude
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • depreciation
  • deterioration
  • dilapidation
  • disintegration
  • disrepair
  • dissolution
  • downfall
  • dying
  • extinction
  • fading
  • failing
  • gangrene
  • impairment
  • mortification
  • putrescence
  • putridity
  • putridness
  • rot
  • rottenness
  • rotting
  • ruin
  • ruination
  • rust
  • senescence
  • spoilage
  • spoilation
  • wasting
  • withering
  • crumbling
  • perishing
  • wasting away
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antonyms for putrefaction

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  • ascent
  • betterment
  • building
  • combination
  • construction
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • increase
  • morality
  • rise
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How to use putrefaction in a sentence

In the putrefaction stage of corpse decomposition, bodies release several liters of water as well as a vast range of heavy metals in a brownish-gray liquid called cemetery leachate.
COVID-19 IS OVERCROWDING CEMETERIES AND CAUSING HEAVY METAL POLLUTIONANURADHA VARANASIFEBRUARY 12, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
As a result, humans kept the products of bacterial putrefaction in their intestines for too long and they became toxic.
THE MAN WHO DRANK CHOLERA AND LAUNCHED THE YOGURT CRAZE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSLINA ZELDOVICHMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
This intestinal putrefaction theory gained such prominence that British surgeon William Lane advocated the removal of the entire large intestine to remediate digestive disorders.
THE MAN WHO DRANK CHOLERA AND LAUNCHED THE YOGURT CRAZE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSLINA ZELDOVICHMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
Diminished hydrochloric acid favors intestinal putrefaction.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Molds, however, in feeding do cause chemical changes which result in decay or putrefaction.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
In the pancreas after putrefaction, and in the fces of typhus patients, no skatol was found.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Sudden putrefaction of meat takes place at a temperature of thirty-five degrees below zero.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
It is said that a celebrated magnetiser, once preserved a dead body from putrefaction for a long time, by the power of magnetism.
THE WAY TO ABOLISH SLAVERYCHARLES STEARNS
But water thus impregnated will prevent, in a great measure, the putrefaction of animal substances.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO PUTREFACTION

  • debasement
  • decay
  • defilement
  • distortion
  • doctoring
  • falsification
  • foulness
  • infection
  • noxiousness
  • pollution
  • putrefaction
  • putrescence
  • rot
  • rottenness
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