vital signs


vital signs

noun plural

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

Full Definition of VITAL SIGNS

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

First Known Use of VITAL SIGNS

1818

vital signs

noun plural    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VITAL SIGNS

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

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