algor mortis

[ ălgər môrtĭs ]

n.

The cooling of the body that follows death.

Nearby words

  1. algonquin park,
  2. algophagous,
  3. algophilia,
  4. algophobia,
  5. algor,
  6. algorism,
  7. algorithm,
  8. algorithmic,
  9. algorithmic language,
  10. algovascular


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