carrion

(redirected from Decaying meat)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
See: body, corpse, person
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Some will return to their nursing homes where they will be treated like pieces of decaying meat. Others to housing estates where they are afraid to venture out because of the yobs who terrorise their neighbourhood.
Flies swarmed over the decaying meat and fish as an open sewer ran between the jumble of stalls.
So if this theropod didn't possess a poison gland, the groove may have served to trap decaying meat and spawn bacteria (microorganisms), Holtz speculates.