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putrefy in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishputrefypu‧tre‧fy /ˈpjuːtrəfaɪ/ verb (putrefied, putrefying, putrefies) [intransitive]  formalHB if a dead animal or plant putrefies, it decays and smells very badputrefaction /ˌpjuːtrəˈfækʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
putrefyTwo days dead, the body was beginning to putrefy and the stench made both Benjamin and myself gag.