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One entry found for rigor mortis.
Main Entry: rig·or mor·tis
Pronunciation: secondarystressrig-schwar-primarystressmodotrt-schwas
Function: noun
Etymology: from scientific Latin, literally "stiffness of death," from Latin rigemacronre "to be stiff" --related to RIGID
: temporary stiffness of muscles occurring after death

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