rigor

Latin, meaning: stiffness, hardness, sterness.
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rigor

Sudden chill with shaking.
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Rigor

Rigor: A word with two different but related meanings in medicine: 1. A chill, usually with shivering, as at the onset of high fever and chills. 2. Rigidity, as in rigor mortis, the rigidity of a body after death. The alternate spelling rigour is chiefly British. From the French, from the Latin rigor, meaning stiffness, from rigere, to be stiff.
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rigor

Stiffening of muscle as a result of high calcium levels and ATP depletion, so that actin-myosin links are made, but not broken.
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Rigor

Ri'gor noun [ Latin 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 [ Latin , rigor of heat] (Physiol.)
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Rigor

Rig'or noun [ Middle English rigour , Old French rigour , French rigueur , from Latin rigor , from rigere to be stiff. See Rigid .] [ Written also rigour .] 1. The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardnes
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rigor

Stiffening of muscle as a result of high calcium levels and ATP depletion, so that actin myosin links are made, but not broken. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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rigor

(rig´or) (ri´gor) strict discipline or scrupulous adherence to a given set of standards. rigidity. chill. rigor mortis the stiffening of a dead body accompanying depletion of adenosine triphosphate in the muscle fibers.
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Rigor

• (n.) See 1st Rigor, 2. • (n.) Exactness without allowance, deviation, or indulgence; strictness; as, the rigor of criticism; to execute a law with rigor; to enforce moral duties with rigor; -- opposed to lenity. • (n.) The becoming stiff or rigid; the state of being rigid; rigidity; stiffness; hardness. • (n.) Severity of life
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rigor

  1. something hard to endure
  2. the quality of being logically valid
  3. excessive sternness

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rigor

Type: Term Pronunciation: rig′ŏr Synonyms: rigidity1, chill2
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rigor

Medical term for shivering or rigidity. Rigor mortis is the stiffness that ensues in a corpse soon after death, owing to chemical changes in muscle tissue
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Rigor

Degree to which research methods are scrupulously and meticulously carried out in order to recognize important influences occurring in a experiment.
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