Definition of adipocere in English:
A greyish waxy substance formed by the decomposition of soft tissue in dead bodies subjected to moisture.
- But some have also recognized its resemblance to a fatty wax called adipocere, which is known to form from body fats buried in wet, anaerobic environments.
- So adipocere may be from white muscle deposits close to the red muscles.
- But since her body had been converted into the wax-like adipocere, the stab marks were clearly visible.
Definition of adipocere in:
- US English dictionary
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