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[L. rigor, stiffness]
1. A sudden paroxysmal shaking chill occurring during a febrile illness. Onset of rigors often corresponds to bacteremia.
2. A state of hardness and stiffness, as in a muscle.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Rigor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747955/all/rigor.
Rigor. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747955/all/rigor. Accessed June 6, 2023.
Rigor. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747955/all/rigor
Rigor [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 06]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747955/all/rigor.
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