butyric fermentation definition

  • noun:
    • the decomposition of varied kinds of organic matter, through company of a peculiar worm-shaped vibrio, with formation of more or less butyric acid. It really is one of the many kinds of fermentation that collectively constitute putrefaction. See Lactic fermentation.
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