Translation of rigor mortis in Spanish:

rigor mortis

rigidez cadavérica, n.

Pronunciation /ˌrɪɡər ˈmɔrdəs//ˈmɔːtɪs/


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    rigidez cadavérica feminine
    rigor mortis had set in el cuerpo ya estaba rígido
    • I tried to remove a newspaper from his hand, but rigor mortis had practically grafted it to his skin.
    • He tries to slide the ring off his mother's finger, but rigor mortis has set in.
    • When they brought the bodies up, rigor mortis had set in on one women's body so strongly that they couldn't separate the mother from her child.
    • Everybody experiences gradual muscular rigor mortis, where over time you become stiffer and stiffer and stiffer.
    • After death, bodies are rubbed and anointed to remove rigor mortis.