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.
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.
SCFA promote protective effects on the gut and host, such as increased gut integrity, enhanced immunity through pathogen inhibition, reduction of putrefactive substances, improved normal bowel function and improved nutrient metabolism and absorption," Mr.
Putrefactive bacteria, for example, were incubated for an hour with the artificially produced antimicrobial peptides.
Lactic acid and bifidobacteria contained in them inhibit the growth and development of pathogenic and putrefactive micro-organisms that inhabit the intestines and poison the body with products of rotting and fermentation (phenol, indole, skatole, ammonia, etc.