vital signs

plural noun

Definition of vital signs

  1. :  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 Defined for English Language Learners

vital signs

noun

Definition of vital signs for English Language Learners

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


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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