Adipocere

Adipocere ɪər, also known as corpse, grave or mortuary wax, is a wax-like organic substance formed by the anaerobic bacterial hydrolysis of fat in tissue, such as body fat in corpses. In its formation, putrefaction is replaced by a permanent firm cast of fatty tissues, internal organs and the face. ==History== Adipocere was first described by Si...
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Adipocere

• (n.) A soft, unctuous, or waxy substance, of a light brown color, into which the fat and muscle tissue of dead bodies sometimes are converted, by long immersion in water or by burial in moist places. It is a result of fatty degeneration.
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Adipocere

Ad'i·po·cere` noun [ Latin adeps , adipis , fat + cera wax: confer French adipocere .] A soft, unctuous, or waxy substance, of a light brown color, into which the fat and muscle tissue of dead bodies sometimes are converted, by long immersion in water or by burial in moist ...
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adipocere

adipocere A fatty substance of waxy consistency into which dead animal tissues (as those of a corpse) are sometimes converted when kept from the air under certain favorable conditions of temperature. Also described as a greyish white fatty or saponaceous substance spontaneously generated in dead bodies buried in moist places or submerged in water; ...
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Adipocere

Adipocere is a substance in dead bodies formed by decomposition of fatty acids when exposed to moisture.
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adipocere

fatty substance occurring in corpses left in moist areas
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adipocere

Type: Term Pronunciation: ad′i-pō-sēr Definitions: 1. A fatty substance of waxy consistency derived from dead animal tissues (a corpse) that forms in anerobic conditions. Synonyms: grave wax, lipocere
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