putrescent

adjective pu·tres·cent \ pyü-ˈtre-sᵊnt \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of putrescent

1 : undergoing putrefaction : becoming putrid
2 : of or relating to putrefaction

Origin and Etymology of putrescent

Latin putrescent-, putrescens, present participle of putrescere to grow rotten, inchoative of putrēre


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putrescent

adjective pu·tres·cent \ pyü-ˈtres-ᵊnt \

medical Definition of putrescent

1 : undergoing putrefaction : becoming putrid
2 : of or relating to putrefaction

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