vital signs


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vital signs

pl.n.
Body temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood pressure as measured to assess health or dysfunction.

vital signs

pl n
(Medicine) med indications that a person is still alive. Vital signs include a heartbeat, a pulse that can be felt, breathing, and body temperature

vi′tal signs′


n.pl.
essential body functions, comprising pulse rate, body temperature, and respiration.
[1915–20]
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The vital signs are an integral part of clinical methods.
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GE Healthcare has agreed to purchase Vital Signs Inc.