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Car·ri·ón

(kah-rē-on[h]'),
Daniel A., Peruvian medical student, 1859-1885, who inoculated himself with a disease later designated as Carrión disease, and died thereof. See: Carrión disease.

carrion

(kăr′ē-ən)
n.
Dead and decaying flesh.
adj.
1. Of or similar to dead and decaying flesh.
2. Feeding on such flesh.