algor mortis

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Etymology[edit]

Latin: algor (cold, coldness) + mortis (of death, genitive singular of mors) = “the cold of death”.

Noun[edit]

algor mortis (uncountable)

  1. The reduction in body temperature following death.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin: algor (cold”, “coldness) + mortis (of death, genitive singular of mors) = “the cold of death”

Noun[edit]

algor mortis m (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) algor mortis (reduction in body temperature following death)