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What does it mean to have rigor mortis?

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In brief: happens after death

Rigor mortis is the temporary stiffening of the muscles that occurs 2-6 hours after death and lasts 24-48 hours (depending on conditions).

In brief: happens after death

Rigor mortis is the temporary stiffening of the muscles that occurs 2-6 hours after death and lasts 24-48 hours (depending on conditions).
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