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Vigor/Rigor!

The spelling threw me for a moment: I thought it was either a little-known Eastern European composer or yet another aspect of post-death marking: Livor Mortis, Rigor Mortis and now Vigor Mortis&#82…

from Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!

Vigor/Rigor!

The spelling threw me for a moment: I thought it was either a little-known Eastern European composer or yet another aspect of post-death marking: Livor Mortis, Rigor Mortis and now Vigor Mortis&#82…

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Livor Mortis

„Memento moriendum esse“ (lat.: „Bedenke, dass du sterben musst“) – diesem Leitfaden folgten nicht nur die malerischen Vanitas-Stilleben des Barock. Schon zu früheren Zeiten führte man sich die Vergänglichkeit jeglichen irdischen Seins vor Augen, indem man das Thema zur Kunst machte. In der heutigen, westlichen Welt scheint das unausweichliche Ende nicht mehr en vogue zu [...]

Forensic Friday!!!!!! Livor Mortis!!!!! So when you die certain things happen to your body one of these things is called livor mortis or lividity. When you are alive there is blood pumping through your blood vessels then you die and your heart stops. The blood stops moving through the vessels and it begins to settle. Because of gravity the blood will settle to dependent areas of the body or where the body was laying after death. In a hospital it's easy- everyone dies laying in a hospital bed…

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