pythogenesis

py·tho·gen·e·sis

(pī'thō-jen'ĕ-sis),
1. Origination from decaying matter.
2. The causation of decay.
[G. pythō, to decay, + genesis, origin]
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pythogenesis

(pī″thō-jĕn′ĕ-sĭs) [Gr. pythein, to rot, + genesis, generation, birth]
Originating in decaying matter.
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