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rigor mortis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human, Death
rigor mortisrig‧or mor‧tis /ˌrɪɡə ˈmɔːtəs, ˌraɪɡɔː- $ ˌrɪɡər ˈmɔːr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBHMXthe condition in which someone’s body becomes stiff after they die
Examples from the Corpus
rigor mortisWhat was all this about rigor mortis?It did not have a trace of rigor mortis, and was as warm as my own body.
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