other words for putrescent
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Miasma, mī-az′ma, n. unwholesome exhalations arising from putrescent matter—also Mī′asm:—pl.
I have twice given water saturated with fixed air in a fever of the putrescent kind, and it agreed very well with the patients.
No manures, either fossil or putrescent, afford any considerable food for plants.
The amount of putrescent matter may be estimated by the amount of oxygen consumed in destroying it.
This genus is fleshy, putrescent; at first the cap has the margin turned under (involute), then it unfolds gradually and dilates.
The putrescent are composed of decayed, or decaying, vegetable and animal substances.
They proved to be the lancet which cut the putrescent sore of the rising world.
Chained to him by a bond he could not break was the putrescent body of his reeking past.
According to them, the contagia of epidemic disease are formed de novo in a putrescent atmosphere.
Lastly come the Brachyptera, many of which prey upon insects as well as on putrescent substances.