Definition of Rigor. Meaning of Rigor. Synonyms of Rigor

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Definition of Rigor

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

- rigour in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Rigour (British English) or rigor (American English; see spelling differences) describes a condition of stiffness...
- Look up rigor mortis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Rigor mortis (Latin: rigor "stiffness", and mortis "of death"), or postmortem rigidity, is the...
- Rigor mortis is one of the recognizable signs of death. Rigor mortis also may refer to: Rigor Mortis (film), 2013, by Juno Mak Rigor Mortis (radio), 2003-2006...
- "On Exactitude in Science", or "On Rigor in Science" (Spanish: "Del rigor en la ciencia") is a one-paragraph short story by Argentine writer Jorge Luis...
- Rigor Mortis was an American thrash metal band that formed in 1983 in the Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas metroplex. Two schoolmates, Harden Harrison (drums)...
- Roberto Nicholas "Snaffu" Rigor (August 8, 1946 – August 3, 2016) was a Filipino songwriter and vocalist. He started composing in 1964. His first recorded...
- Rigor Mortis Sets In is the third solo studio album by the English rock musician John Entwistle, who was the b****ist for the Who at that time. Distributed...
- Cognitive rigor is a combined model developed by superimposing two existing models for describing rigor that are widely accepted in the education system...
- Rigor Mortis is a 2013 Hong Kong horror film directed by Juno Mak and produced by Takashi Shimizu. The film is a tribute to the Mr. Vampire film series...
- Rigor Mortis is the debut album by thrash metal band Rigor Mortis released in 1988 through Capitol Records. Mike Scaccia - Guitar Casey Orr - B****, Vocals...