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livid

1. (of the skin) discoloured, as from a bruise or contusion
2. of a greyish tinge or colour
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External examination was carried out to gather information regarding rigor mortis postmortem lividity pattern of injuries if any and physical state of body.
9) Obvious clinical signs of irreversible death include decapitation (separation of head from body), decomposition (putrefactive process; decay), dependent lividity (dark blue staining of the dependent surface of a cadaver, resulting from blood pooling and congestion), (10) transection, or rigor mortis (body stiffness that occurs within two to four hours after death and may take 12 hours to fully develop).
Lividity refers to the collection of coagulated blood in a particular area of a body.
Post-mortem lividity demonstrated that the position of the body hanging in the entrance to the barrack room was as it was when Stuart died;
There was no indication of any injury sustained by the victim but his face showed a strong indication of post-mortem lividity on the right side of the face.