Putrification


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Pu`tri`fi`ca´tion


n.1.Putrefaction.
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Regardless of carrion access, or animal size, the putrification stage attracted the largest abundance and diversity of insects.
Created in the Icelandic tradition of making the poisonous palatable by putrification, hakarl is an acquired taste.
When we opened the tomb, I poked my head in and there was still, to my astonishment, a smell of putrification and a chill that went to my bones," Houston said.