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Putrid

putrid

1. Tending to decomposition or decay; decomposed; rotten; said of animal or vegetable matter; as, putrid flesh. See putrefaction.

2. Indicating or proceeding from a decayed state of animal or vegetable matter; as, a putrid smell.

(Science: medicine) Putrid fever, a gangrenous inflammation of the fauces and pharynx.

Origin: L. Putridus, fr. Putrere to be rotten, fr.puter, or putris, rotten, fr. Putere to stink, to be rotten: cf. F. Putride. See Pus, Foul.


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Re: bacteria and fungi in pond water

... ponds. Without certain types of bacteria, ponds would become overridden by algae and other fungi, which would render their water cloudy and putrid. The right balance of bacteria helps to maintain optimal life-supporting conditions in ponds.

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by sara135
Tue Jul 12, 2011 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: bacteria and fungi in pond water
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The Fiber Disease

... to post here It is illegal what all they are doing. No where in the NSF document does it say that they would be coming into our homes and leaving putrid things, nor does it say that they will be pumping toxic fumes and gases into our homes. Check your windows on the inside- mine have a yellowish-gold ...

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by London
Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... is quite small, about 40um and has two flagella with numerous small chloroplasts and one water expelling vesicle (wev). They are usually found in putrid plant infusions. :D We already noted the fact that some organism simply glide through the medium, while others have guided by two flagella (one ...

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by bionewbie
Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
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Behaviour of Amoebozoans

... is quite small, about 40um and has two flagella with numerous small chloroplasts and one water expelling vesicle (wev). They are usually found in putrid plant infusions. :D

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by Ken Ramos
Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:36 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Behaviour of Amoebozoans
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Views: 23854


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