\pjˌuːtɹɪfˈakʃən], \pjˌuːtɹɪfˈakʃən], \p_j_ˌuː_t_ɹ_ɪ_f_ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of PUTREFACTION
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Oddity Software
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A decomposition, experienced by animal substances, when deprived of life, and placed under special circumstances. The presence of water is indispensable, the temperature most favourable to it, is from 60 to 90 of Fahrenheit. The most common products of putrefaction are, water, carbonic acid, acetic acid, ammonia, carburetted hydrogen, and a semi-putrid substance, which is volatilized, and has an infected odour. It has been supposed that something like putrefaction may occur in the living body, as in case of putrid fever. To this condition, Piorry has given the name Typhohaemia, conceiving it to be owing to alteration of the blood by putrid animal matters. Putrefaction signifies the state of becoming putrid: whilst Putridity, Putredo, Putriditas, P'tridness, (F.) Pourriture, is the state of rottenness.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe