vital sign

noun
sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition
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he was still alive but his vital signs were weak

Hypernyms: ↑sign
Hyponyms:

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ˌvital ˈsign 7 [vital sign] noun usually plural (medical)
a measurement that shows that sb is alive, such as the rate of their breathing, their body temperature or their ↑heartbeat

to

check/monitor

the patient's

vital signs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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