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pu·tres·ci·ble

 (pyo͞o-trĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Subject to putrefaction.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin putrēscibilis, from Latin putrēscere, to rot; see putrescent.]

putrescible

(pjuːˈtrɛsɪbəl)
adj
(Biology) liable to become putrid
n
(Biology) a putrescible substance
[C18: from Latin putrescere to decay]
puˌtresciˈbility n

pu•tres•ci•ble

(pyuˈtrɛs ə bəl)

adj.
liable to become putrid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.putrescible - liable to decay or spoil or become putrid
perishable - liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay; "this minute and perishable planet"; "perishable foods such as butter and fruit"
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Dealing in rags and bones (including receiving, storing, sorting or manipulating rags in, or likely to become in, an offensive condition, or any bones, rabbit skins, fat or putrescible animal products of a similar nature).
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In general, quality variation is higher for putrescible wastes than for non putrescible wastes.
De acuerdo con una caracterizacion fisica de los residuos solidos del municipio de Pasto, realizada en el 2007, la distribucion media de los componentes de los RS fue la siguiente: residuos de comida putrescible, 70%; papel y carton, 8,31%; plastico, 8,57%; textiles, 1,41%; caucho, 0,92%; maderas, 0,73%; podas, 0,39%; vidrio, 3,92%; metales, 1,51%; baterias, 0,44%; otros, 3,80%; con contenido de humedad medio del 72,56% y de material organico del 44,15% (Alcaldia de San Juan de Pasto, 2007).
76) En el contexto hermeneutico del mito relatado por Duran, cuando el ser se interna en los paramos de la muerte, tiene que ir dejando atras su cuerpo terrenal putrescible, el cual precisamente conlleva la muerte.
Al ser esta zona eminentemente agricola, se podrian implementar programas municipales de reduccion de fertilizantes quimicos, si se eliminara solo la materia organica putrescible se disminuiria a la mitad la carga que trasportan los camiones recolectores a los tiraderos, ademas se estan desperdiciando recursos que se pudieran aprovechar.
El 55% del contenido de los residuos solidos municipales de Lima son de naturaleza organica putrescible, y se estima que un alto porcentaje de este se dispone en los parques porcinos de crianza no tecnificada, donde la proliferacion de plagas como los roedores es un serio problema de salud publica (CEPIS, 2007).
He added: "Waste produced by households and commercial sources like hotels, shopping malls, hospitals, restaurants, which contain wet and putrescible materials are potential food sources and harbourages for insects and rodents.
In general, they are composed of putrescible wastes (green wastes, food wastes .