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- adj. Macerated; softened; nearly fluid.
If double boiler be used no water need be added, and thus the rice will be dry and not pultaceous.
Mix some bread and meat with gastric juice; place them in a phial, and keep that phial in a sand-bath at the slow heat of 98 degrees, occasionally shaking briskly the contents to imitate the motion of the stomach; you will find, after six or eight hours, the whole contents blended into one pultaceous mass.
The word 'pultaceous' comes from a Latin word meaning 'porridge'.