Definition of vital signs in English:

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vital signs

plural noun

Clinical measurements, specifically pulse rate, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure, that indicate the state of a patient’s essential body functions.
Example sentences
  • Your vital signs are body temperature, blood pressure and heart and respiration rates.
  • Soft fabric sensors could monitor vital signs such as body temperature, pulse and breath rate.
  • They may perform a physical exam and check your vital signs - blood pressure and pulse.

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Syllabification: vi·tal signs

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