A sense of chilliness, with contraction of the skin; a convulsive shuddering or tremor, as in the chill preceding a fever.
Sudden chill with shaking.
Episodes of rigidity and chills that are occasionally brought on by infections and high fevers.
A sudden attack of shivering and sweating due to a sudden rise in body temperature.
Severe shaking chill.
Rigor or chills is shaking occurring during a high fever. It occurs because cytokines and prostaglandins are released as part of an immune response and increase the set point for body temperature in the hypothalamus.