Thesaurus / putrescent

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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.

Soil CultureJ. H. Walden

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.

Among the MushroomsEllen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin

The putrescent are composed of decayed, or decaying, vegetable and animal substances.

Soil CultureJ. H. Walden

They proved to be the lancet which cut the putrescent sore of the rising world.

The InsectJules Michelet

Chained to him by a bond he could not break was the putrescent body of his reeking past.

John Marvel, AssistantThomas Nelson Page

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.

opposites of putrescent

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