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It is very strong in taste and smell, due to putrefactive germs that are added to the milk in its manufacture.

Poor digestion associated with putrefactive fermentation equally converts the organic salts into inorganic ones.

Boiled milk, if set on one side, in warm weather, speedily becomes alkaline and putrid or putrefactive.

Saccharine is a mineral substance, a fossilised product of putrefactive action in the coal age.

It so happens in many cases of foot trouble, however, that putrefactive organisms gain entrance side by side with those of pus.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to putrefactive, such as: contaminated, disagreeable, fetid, moldy, musty, and polluted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.