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Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into much simpler ... Since blood is no longer being pumped through the body, gravity causes it to drain to the dependent por...

Decomposition and Decay | Trees for Life

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Decomposition and decay are vital processes, playing an essential role in the ... the action of bacteria inside the corpse causes putrefaction and swelling of the ...

What Is Decomposition? - Tech Alive

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Whan a plant, animal, or insect dies, that plant, animal, or insect is broken into tiny pieces and those pieces become part of the soil. This is called decomposition .

Life after death: the science of human decomposition - The Guardian

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May 5, 2015 ... Decomposition begins several minutes after death, with a process called ... This causes the muscles to become rigid, and locks the joints.

Decomposition – The Forensics Library

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This stage of decomposition includes the first visible signs of decay, namely the ... around the tongue and eyes as the build-up of gases cause them to protrude.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Decay

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Speeding up decomposition. Decomposers such as bacteria and fungi cause decay at microscopic level. Other larger organisms help speed up decay by ...

Which Bacteria Decompose Your Dead, Bloated Body? - Forbes

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Nov 5, 2013 ... As bacteria decompose your body, they release awful smelling gases that cause it to bloat, which in turn forces a sickly green ooze of fluids out ...

Decomposition

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Decomposition rates vary due to abiotic factors such as moisture level, temperature, and soil type. ... What causes some plants to decompose faster than others?

Human Death and Decay - How Body Farms Work | HowStuffWorks

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Enzymes in the pancreas cause the organ to digest itself. The body soon takes on a gruesome appearance and smell. Decomposing tissue emits a green ...

Stages of decomposition | Tænketanken - Academia.dk

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Five general stages are used to describe the process of decomposition in vertebrate ... although autolysis may cause blisters to appear at the surface of the skin.

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The following images show the gradual changes taking place as the body of a dead rabbit decomposes over a period of 5 months. Most of the visual changes ...

Chapter 1, The Decomposition Process | Earth-Kind® Landscaping

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The process of decomposition — the breakdown of raw organic materials to a .... will cause the pile to “go anaerobic”, with the accompanying odor problems.

Factors That Influence the Decomposition Rate of Organic Matter in ...

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The most obvious cause of the break down of soil organic matter is a high ... the soil in your garden, you should expect a faster decomposition of organic matter.