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 (British English) or rigor (American English; see spelling differences) describes a condition of stiffness or strictness. Rigour frequently refers...
- Rigor mortis (Latin: rigor "stiffness", mortis "of death"), the third stage of death, is one of the recognizable signs of death, caused by chemical changes...
- 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...
- called rigors. Chills are commonly caused by inflammatory diseases, such as the flu. Malaria is one of the common reasons for chills and rigors. In malaria...
- Rigor Sardonicous is an American death inspired doom metal band from Long Island, New York. Coined as "raw, apocalyptic doom", Rigor Sardonicous is one...
- Roberto Nicholas "Snaffu" Rigor (August 8, 1946 – August 4, 2016) was a Filipino songwriter and vocalist. He started composing in 1964. His first recorded...
- Rigor Mortis is a 2013 Hong Kong horror film directed by Juno Mak, and also produced by Takashi Shimizu. The film is a tribute to the Mr. Vampire film...
- "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...
- Rigor Mortis was a thrash/speed metal band that formed in 1983 in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas metroplex. Two schoolmates Harden Harrison (drums) and...
- 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...