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rigor

  

      n  
1      (Med)   a sudden feeling of chilliness, often accompanied by shivering: it sometimes precedes a fever  
2      (Pathol)   rigidity of a muscle; muscular cramp  
3    a state of rigidity assumed by some animals in reaction to sudden shock  
4    the inertia assumed by some plants in conditions unfavourable to growth  
     (see rigour)  


rigor mortis  
      n     (Pathol)   the stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity of a dead body, caused by depletion of ATP in the tissues. It begins two to four hours after death and lasts up to about four days, after which the muscles and joints relax  
     (C19: Latin, literally: rigidity of death)  
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rigour   ,   (U.S.)   rigor         
      n  
1    harsh but just treatment or action  
2    a severe or cruel circumstance; hardship  
the rigours of famine     
3    strictness, harshness, or severity of character  
4    strictness in judgment or conduct; rigorism  
5      (Maths, logic)   logical validity or accuracy  
6    Obsolete   rigidity  
     (C14: from Latin rigor)  


rigor  
      n  
1      (Med)   a sudden feeling of chilliness, often accompanied by shivering: it sometimes precedes a fever  
2      (Pathol)   rigidity of a muscle; muscular cramp  
3    a state of rigidity assumed by some animals in reaction to sudden shock  
4    the inertia assumed by some plants in conditions unfavourable to growth  
     (see rigour)  
rigor mortis  
      n     (Pathol)   the stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity of a dead body, caused by depletion of ATP in the tissues. It begins two to four hours after death and lasts up to about four days, after which the muscles and joints relax  
     (C19: Latin, literally: rigidity of death)  

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Consulte también:

rigor mortis, rigour, rigorism, rigorist

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