livor mortis

livor mortis (uncountable)

  1. A settling of the blood in the lower portion of the body, causing a purplish red discoloration of the skin, typically occurring after death.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: lividités cadavériques
  • German: Totenfleck, Leichenfleck
  • Russian: тру́пные пя́тна
  • Spanish: livor mortis

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