putrefactive

adjective
pu·​tre·​fac·​tive | \ -tiv How to pronounce putrefactive (audio) \

Medical Definition of putrefactive

1 : of or relating to putrefaction
2 : causing or tending to promote putrefaction

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“Putrefactive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/putrefactive. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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