Sentence Examples with the word Rigor

After death the position of the body may or may not be flexed; usually rigor mortis develops rapidly.

In a well-marked case there is usually an initial rigor - in children convulsions - followed by a rise of temperature, with vomiting, headache, giddiness, intolerance to light; pain in epigastrium, back and limbs; sleeplessness, apathy or delirium.