In"cor*rup"tion (?), n. [L. incorruptio: cf. F. incorruption. See In- not, and Corruption.]

The condition or quality of being incorrupt or incorruptible; absence of, or exemption from, corruption.

It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption. 1 Cor. xv. 42.

The same preservation, or, rather, incorruption, we have observed in the flesh of turkeys, capons, etc. Sir T. Browne.


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