vital signs

plural noun
|Updated on: 26 Jul 2018

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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First Known Use of vital signs

1818

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VITAL SIGNS Defined for English Language Learners

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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

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

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