|med indications that a person is still alive. Vital signs include a heartbeat, a pulse that can be felt, breathing, and body temperature|
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vital signs pl.n.
The rates or values indicating an individual's pulse, temperature, and respiration.
The pulse rate, temperature, respiratory rate, and usually blood pressure of an individual.
The pulse rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and rate of respiration of a person. The vital signs are usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of the person's general physical condition.