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adipoceration (s) (noun) (no pl)
The process of transforming or changing into adipocere: In his biology class, Jim learned that adipoceration applied to the alteration of living tissues in organisms into a greyish, white fatty substance when the organism dies and is in contact with dampness, as in moist soil.
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