putrescent

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adjective pu·tres·cent \ -sᵊnt \

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

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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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