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vegetation

 [vej″ĕ-ta´shun]
any plantlike fungoid neoplasm or growth; a luxuriant fungus-like growth of pathologic tissue.

veg·e·ta·tion

(vej'ĕ-tā'shŭn),
1. The process of growth in plants.
2. A condition of sluggishness, comparable with the inactivity of plant life.
3. A growth or excrescence of any sort.
4. Specifically, a clot, composed largely of fused blood platelets, fibrin, and sometimes microorganisms, adherent to a diseased heart orifice or valve, and often initiated by infection of the structures involved.
[Mod. L. vegetatio, growth]

vegetation

/veg·e·ta·tion/ (vej″ĕ-ta´shun) any plantlike fungoid neoplasm or growth; a luxuriant fungus-like growth of pathologic tissue.
marantic vegetations  small, sterile, verrucous, fibrinous excrescences occurring in the left-side heart valves in nonbacterial thrombotic (marantic) endocarditis.

vegetation

(vĕj′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The plants of an area or a region; plant life: hills sparsely covered with vegetation.
2. The act or process of vegetating.
3. Medicine An abnormal growth on a body part.

veg′e·ta′tion·al adj.

vegetation

[vej′ətā′shən]
an abnormal growth of tissue around a valve, composed of fibrin, platelets, and bacteria.

vegetation

See Valve vegetations.

veg·e·ta·tion

(vej'ĕ-tā'shŭn)
1. The process of growth in plants.
2. A condition of sluggishness, comparable to the inactivity of plant life.
3. A growth or excrescence of any sort.
4. Specifically, a clot, composed largely of fused blood platelets, fibrin, and sometimes microorganisms, adherent to a diseased heart orifice or valve, and often initiated by infection of the structures involved.
[Mod. L. vegetatio, growth]

vegetation

A fungus-like excrescence, especially that caused by abnormal blood clotting on heart valves and on the lining membranes of the heart chambers in infective ENDOCARDITIS.

Vegetation

An abnormal growth of tissue around a valve, composed of blood platelets, bacteria, and a protein involved in clotting.
Mentioned in: Endocarditis

vegetation

clot, formed of blood, platelets, fibrin and (sometimes) bacteria, adherent to a diseased heart valve, contributing emboli to the circulation

vegetation

1. any plant-like fungoid neoplasm or growth; a luxuriant fungus-like growth of pathological tissue.
2. plant growth.

Patient discussion about vegetation

Q. Should I cut down on meat and eat more fruits and vegetables? what would i gain if i'll do so?

A. It is a good idea to cut back on red-meat consumption, and increase the amount of fruit and vegetables in your diet, as these factors can lower the risk for developing colo-rectal cancer, whereas red meat has been found to be a risk factor in developing the disease. Other than that, fruit and vegetables are rich with fibers, that can ease constipation and help the digestive system.

Q. Should I cut down on meat and eat more fruits and vegetables? what would i gain if i'll do so?

A. eating more fruits and vegetables will bring a positive effect for your body health, but the most important source of protein is coming from meat, and there's no such valid evidence-based-data to show us that meat is no good for our body.

so, as long as you eat all those meat, fruit, vegetables, and even carbs in proper amount, you will probably get no harmful effect.
stay healthy always..

Q. What and how much intake should I have 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruits and whole grain… I am 21 years old and would like to know that in order to get the required fiber per day what and how much intake should I have 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruits and whole grain…

A. actually men under 50 should have 38 grams a day of fiber. here is a nice article about fiber consuming and a list of foods that contain fiber and the amount of it:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/fiber/NU00033/METHOD=print

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The authors are thankful to doctors Jose Eduardo dos Santos and Joao Juares Soares for suggestions in the study; to the graduate program in Ecology and Natural Resources; to the Laboratory of Analysis and Environmental Planning (UFSCar) for aid in the treatment of images and creation of maps; to the National Institute for Space Research for providing satellite images; to the forest engineer Victor Emanuel Giglio Ferreira from the Coordination of Biodiversity and Natural Resources (CBRN)/Environmental Secretary of the State of Sao Paulo/Sao Carlos, for information about the fragments with existing vegetation in the municipality; and to the Paula Souza Center by the granting partial severance from teaching activities to the first author.
Hence, there is little information on associations between bird diversity and vegetation in these biologically diverse zones.
Landsat TM images are used to build green degree vegetation index (VIgreen derived from the canopy spectral reflectance at green and red bands) at anthesis the results demonstrated that VIgreen was highly significantly correlated with the final grain protein content (determination coefficient R2= 0.
When vegetation is removed, whether by herbicides, grass carp, or natural causes, such as floods or hurricanes, habitat is removed and bass relocate, often suspending offshore.
Vegetation Indexes are mathematical conversions that are defined base on different bands, and designed for surveying and evaluating plants in satellite multispectral observations.
The main focus of most remote sensing digital data is to illustrate the type, size and condition of vegetation in any region.
Researchers say that extensive modelling shows a four degree temperature rise will be the threshold beyond which CO2 will start to increase more rapidly, as natural carbon 'sinks' of global vegetation become "saturated" and unable to sequester any more CO2 from the Earth's atmosphere.
As an example, let's pay attention to the verb-form (are) which occurs immediately after the noun vegetation: 'forests are becoming empty and vegetation are becoming thinner.
Most notably, one of the biggest dangers facing the nation in keeping the lights on is basic vegetation management around electricity transmission and distribution lines.
Keywords: LiDAR, classification, vegetation, mathematical morphology, surface fitting
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are adaptable organisms, which inhabit and use many different vegetation types and environments from forests and agricultural fields to urban settings and wetlands (Rooney 2001, Hiller 2007, Felix et al.