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  Definition of Putrefaction
  1. (biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action
  2. decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
Similar Words: decomposition, rot, rotting

 

Hyponyms: putrescence, putridness, rottenness, corruption

 

Derivational Morphology: putrefy, decompose, rot, molder, moulder

 

 
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