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Putrefaction vs. Putrification — Which is Correct Spelling?

Putrefaction vs. Putrification — Which is Correct Spelling?

Which is correct: Putrefaction or Putrification

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Putrefaction Definitions

Decomposition of organic matter, especially protein, by microorganisms, resulting in production of foul-smelling matter.
Putrefaction is the fifth stage of death, following pallor mortis, algor mortis, rigor mortis, and livor mortis. This process references the breaking down of a body of an animal such as a human post-mortem (meaning after death).
The process of decay or rotting in a body or other organic matter
The breeze shifted and we caught the stench of putrefaction
An amount of putrefied matter or an odor produced by such matter.
The act of causing to rot; the anaerobic splitting of proteins by bacteria and fungi with the formation of malodorous, incompletely oxidized products.
Rotten material.
The state of being rotten.
The act or the process of putrefying; the offensive decay of albuminous or other matter.
The condition of being putrefied; also, that which putrefied.
Decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
(biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action

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