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What is the name of the condition in which muscles become rigid after death?

What is the name of the condition in which muscles become rigid after death? b. What is this c? What is this condition due to?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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It is called rigor mortis, literally the stiffnes of death.It is caused by the skeletal muscles partially contracting. The muscles are unable to relax, so the joints become fixed in place.
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