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

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algor mortis (uncountable)

  1. The reduction in body temperature following death.

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

algor mortis m (uncountable)

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