Definition of Vegetation

1. Noun. All the plant life in a particular region or period. "The botany of China"

Exact synonyms: Botany, Flora
Category relationships: Flora, Plant, Plant Life
Generic synonyms: Accumulation, Aggregation, Assemblage, Collection
Group relationships: Biology, Biota
Specialized synonyms: Browse, Brush, Brushwood, Coppice, Copse, Thicket, Growth, Bush, Chaparral, Scrub, Stand, Forest, Wood, Woods, Shrubbery, Garden, Brier, Brier Patch, Brierpatch, Ground Cover, Groundcover
Examples of category: Cut, Mown, Uncut, Unmown, Sprouted, Dried-up, Sear, Sere, Shriveled, Shrivelled, Withered
Antonyms: Fauna
Derivative terms: Vegetate, Vegetational

2. Noun. The process of growth in plants.
Generic synonyms: Development, Growing, Growth, Maturation, Ontogenesis, Ontogeny
Derivative terms: Vegetate, Vegetate

3. Noun. An abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart).
Generic synonyms: Excrescence
Derivative terms: Vegetate

4. Noun. Inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life. "Their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
Generic synonyms: Dormancy, Quiescence, Quiescency, Sleeping
Derivative terms: Vegetate, Vegetate

Definition of Vegetation

1. n. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.

2. n. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.

Definition of Vegetation

1. Noun. Plants collectively. ¹

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Definition of Vegetation

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Medical Definition of Vegetation

1. The plant growth forms that generally occupy a given area (for example, forest, hydrophytes or chaparral). The sum total of macrophytes that occupy a given area. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vegetation

vegetarian burger
vegetarian burgers
vegetarian hamburger
vegetarian hamburgers
vegetation (current term)
vegetation unit
vegetative bacteriophage
vegetative cell
vegetative cells
vegetative endocarditis
vegetative fish cover
vegetative life
vegetative nervous system
vegetative pole
vegetative propagation
vegetative reproduction

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