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carcass, carcase

1.The framework of a building before the addition of sheathing or other covering.
2. The frame or main parts of a structure unfinished and unornamented, lacking masonry, brickwork, floors, carpentry, plastering, inside trim, etc.
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As shown in Table 3, formic acid application during the pre-slaughter fasting period did not reduce carcass contamination, which might be the result of a more hygienic evisceration process and/or lower microbial load in the gastro-intestinal tract.
cattle were shown to have high rates of toxic bacterial infections that lead to widespread carcass contamination at slaughter (157: 199*).
Worst carcass contamination occurred because animals were routinely skinned straight after slaughter