Vegetative meaning

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The definition of vegetative is something that relates to plants or shows little brain function.

An example of vegetative is growing vegetables from seed, vegetative starter.

An example of vegetative is a person with major brain damage showing no mental activity or emotion, a vegetative existence.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of plants or their growth.
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Spending much time sitting or lying down; physically inactive.
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Of or relating to an impaired level of brain function in which a person responds to certain sensory stimuli but demonstrates no cognitive function.
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Of, relating to, or capable of growth.
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Of, relating to, or functioning in processes such as growth or nutrition rather than reproduction.
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Of or relating to asexual reproduction, such as fission or budding.
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Growing, or capable of growing, as plants.
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Designating or of those functions or parts of plants concerned with growth and nutrition as distinguished from reproduction.
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Capable of causing growth in plants; fertile.

Vegetative material.

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Of or pertaining to reproduction by budding or other asexual method.
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Of vegetation, or plants.
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Of or concerned with vegetation, or plant growth.
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Characterized by a passive existence.
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Characterized by extremely limited responsiveness and brain activity.

A patient in a vegetative state.

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Relating to or characteristic of plants or their growth.
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Spending much time sitting or lying down; physically inactive.
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Relating to an impaired level of brain function in which a person responds to certain sensory stimuli but demonstrates no cognitive function.
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Relating to or capable of growth.
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Relating to or functioning in processes such as growth or nutrition rather than reproduction.
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Relating to asexual reproduction, such as fission or budding.
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Relating to or characteristic of plants or their growth.
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Relating to vegetative reproduction.
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Relating to feeding and growth rather than reproduction, as in the mobile phase of plasmodial slime molds.
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Relating to an impaired level of brain function in which a person responds reflexively to certain sensory stimuli but demonstrates no cognitive function.
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Of, or relating to plants; especially to their growth.
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(biology) Of, or relating to functions such as growth, nutrition and asexual reproduction rather than sexual reproduction.
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(medicine) Of a state of impaired brain function, where a person can respond to some stimuli but is incapable of voluntary acts.
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