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Meaning of RIGOR MORTIS

Pronunciation:  'rigur 'mortis

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  muscular stiffening that begins 2 to 4 hours after death and last for about 4 days
  2. [n]  temporary stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity occurring after death
 
 See Also: physiological condition, physiological state, rigidification, rigidifying, stiffening

 

 

 

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