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Define the word rigors?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Shaking chills

Rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever.
It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response and increase the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus.

In brief: Shaking chills

Rigor is a shaking occurring during a high fever.
It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response and increase the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus.
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