an indication that one is alive; an indicator of a person's general physical condition
vital signs pl.n.
The rates or values indicating an individual's pulse, temperature, and respiration.
|vital signs |
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.