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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Causing or promoting bacterial decaying or decomposition

Usage examples (31)
  • These are known as putrefactive changes.
  • -- The theory of putrefaction and putrefactive organisms.
  • These are the putrefactive bacteria, and the results of their growth are pretty horrible.
  • All the putrefactive spawn of this fungus is inside the host-plant; cure, therefore, is difficult. for more
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