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 for putrescence
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Putrescence \Pu*tres"cence\, n.
     The state of being putrescent; putrescent matter.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: in a state of progressive putrefaction [syn: putrescence,
           putridness, rottenness, corruption]
      2: the quality of rotting and becoming putrid [syn:
         putrescence, rottenness]

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