putrefactive


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pu·tre·fac·tive

 (pyo͞o′trə-făk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Bringing about putrefaction.
2. Of, relating to, or characterized by putrefaction.
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Adj.1.putrefactive - causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
infected, septic - containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms; "a septic sore throat"; "a septic environment"; "septic sewage"
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slain by the putrefactive and disease bacteria against which their systems were unpre- pared; slain as the red weed was being slain; slain, after all man's devices had failed, by the humblest things that God, in his wisdom, has put upon this earth.
Fecal analysis showed a decrease in the putrefactive bacterial culture while the probiotic bacteria increased, thus allowing the establishment of a healthy gastrointestinal microflora in these animals," he explained.
It contains 13 chapters that describe errors in estimating the time since death; early work in the field; supravitality in tissues; rigor mortis; postmortem lividity; postmortem body cooling and temperature-based methods; autolysis, putrefactive changes, and postmortem chemistry; gastric contents; and practical casework.
Vacuum-packaging delays the growth of aerobic putrefactive bacteria and also promotes the growth of lactic bacteria, which in turn produce antimicrobial substances (Puga, Contreras & Turnbull, 1999).
This High Incidence can be attributed to the Factors that Accelerate the Putrefactive Process, namely:
Amines are produced by decarboxylation of amino acids via enzymes produced by putrefactive bacteria as well as many species and strains of lactic acid bacteria.
The patient had marked putrefactive skin changes on the left side of the body, consistent with his postmortem position, and visible purpura on the right side of the torso and lower extremities but not on palms or soles.
This is epitomized by the fact that human beings have no part at all in the defeat of the Martians, who are "slain by the putrefactive and disease bacteria against which their systems were unprepared;.
g intake of garlic or spicy foods, or through normal putrefactive processes in oral cavity2,6,7 and is not associated to systemic disease or any pathology.