The bodies, which were found within 500 feet of each other, were all in various states of decomposition.
Where bodies are planted to study the forensics of decomposition.
Yet many zombies exist in an advanced state of decomposition, and lack the strength to rend and devour for themselves.
decomposition de·com·po·si·tion (dē-kŏm'pə-zĭsh'ən)
The act or result of decomposing; disintegration.
Separation into constituents by chemical reaction.
The breakdown or decay of organic materials; lysis.