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Definition of rigor. Meaning of rigor. Synonyms of rigor

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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 or rigor (see spelling differences) describes a condition of
- rigor sardonicous is an american death inspired doom metal band from long island, new york. coined as 'raw, apocalyptic doom', rigor sardonicous is one
- 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
- 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
- about the sign of death. for other uses, see rigor mortis (disambiguation). rigor mortis (latin: rigor 'stiffness', mortis 'of death'), the third stage
- 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
- 'rigor mortis' is a song by the funk band cameo, released on april 20, 1977 in their debut album cardiac arrest. in the us, the song peaked at #33 on
- cognitive rigor is a combined model developed by superimposing two existing models for describing rigor that are widely accepted in the education system