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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decomposition

Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into simpler ... Decomposition begins at the moment of death, caused by two factors: 1 .) autolysis, the breaking down of tissues by the body's own internal chemicals ...

www.aftermath.com/content/human-decomposition

While the rate of human decomposition varies due to several factors, including weather, temperature, moisture, pH and oxygen levels, cause of death, and body  ...

treesforlife.org.uk/forest/forest-ecology/decomposition-and-decay

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 ...

www.academia.dk/Blog/stages-of-decomposition-five-general-stages-are-2

Five general stages are used to describe the process of decomposition in ... Visible changes caused by decomposition are limited during the fresh stage, ...

australianmuseum.net.au/stages-of-decomposition

Decomposition of a corpse is a continual process that can take from weeks to years, ... been accidentally crushed by their mothers - a key cause of death of piglets.

science.howstuffworks.com/body-farm1.htm

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 ...

aboutforensics.co.uk/decomposition

To a degree the extent of decomposition can be used to estimate time since ... around the tongue and eyes as the build-up of gases cause them to protrude.

www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/decompos.htm

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 ...

www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2015/may/05/life-after-death

May 5, 2015 ... After death, the cells are depleted of their energy source, and the protein filaments become locked in place. This causes the muscles to become ...