Definition of rigor. Meaning of rigor. Synonyms of rigor

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word rigor. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word rigor and, of course, rigor synonyms and on the right images related to the word rigor.

Definition of rigor

Rigor Ri"gor, n. [L. See Rigor., below.] 1. Rigidity; stiffness. 2. (ed.) A sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever. Rigor caloris[L., rigor of heat] (Physiol.), a form of rigor mortis induced by heat, as when the muscle of a mammal is heated to about 50[deg]C. Rigor mortis[L., rigor of death], death stiffening; the rigidity of the muscles that occurs at death and lasts till decomposition sets in. It is due to the formation of myosin by the coagulation of the contents of the individual muscle fibers.

Meaning of rigor from wikipedia

- for the medical term, see rigor (medicine). for the sign of death, see rigor mortis. rigour (bre) or rigor (ame) (see spelling differences) describes a
- rigor mortis is one of the recognizable signs of death. it may also refer to: rigor mortis (film), a 2013 film by juno mak 'rigor mortis' (song), a song
- about the sign of death. for other uses, see rigor mortis (disambiguation). rigor mortis (latin: rigor 'stiffness', mortis 'of death') is one of the
- 'rigor mortis' is a song by the funk band cameo, released on april 20, 1977 in their debut album cardiac arrest. the song's title is a euphemism for being
- rigor sardonicous is an american death inspired doom metal band from long island, new york. coined as 'raw, apocalyptic doom', rigor sardonicous is one
- the rigorous fate (spanish: el rigor del destino, also released as the sternness of fate) is a 1985 argentine drama film directed by gerardo vallejo.
- ultraje a rigor is a brazilian rock band, which formed in 1980 and experienced great success along with other famous brazilian rock bands from that time
- 'on exactitude in science' or 'on rigor in science' (the original spanish-language title is 'del rigor en la ciencia') is a one-paragraph short story by
- snaffu rigor (born roberto nicholas rigor, august 8, 1946) is a filipino composer and vocalist. he started composing in 1964. his first recorded tagalog
- see john entwistle § solo discography. for the sign of death, see rigor mortis. rigor mortis is a thrash/speed metal band that formed in 1983 in the dallas-fort