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vital signs

noun plural

Simple Definition of vital signs

  • : important body functions (such as breathing and heartbeat) that are measured to see if someone is alive or healthy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of vital signs

  1. :  signs of life; specifically :  the pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and often blood pressure of a person

1818

First Known Use of vital signs

1818


Medical Dictionary

vital signs

noun plural

Medical Definition of vital signs

  1. :  signs of life; specifically :  the pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and often blood pressure of a person




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