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de•com•pos•er



Pronunciation: (dē"kum-pō'zur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that decomposes.
2. Ecology.an organism, usually a bacterium or fungus, that breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances.

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