Synonyms of 'decomposition'

ablation, breakup, caries, carrion, corrosion, corruption, Decay, degradation, dilapidation, disintegration, disjunction, disorganization, dissolution, dry rot, erosion, foulness, gangrene, incoherence, mildew, mold, necrosis, oxidation, putrefaction, rancidity, resolution, rot, rust, slough, sphacelus, spoilage, wear