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vegetative

 [vej´ĕ-ta″tiv]
1. concerned with growth and nutrition.
2. functioning involuntarily or unconsciously.
3. resting; denoting the portion of a cell cycle during which the cell is not replicating.
4. pertaining to plants.
5. pertaining to asexual reproduction, such as by budding or fission.

veg·e·ta·tive

(vej'ĕ-tā'tiv),
1. Growing or functioning involuntarily or unconsciously, after the assumed manner of vegetable life; denoting especially a state of grossly impaired consciousness, as after severe head trauma or brain disease, in which a person is incapable of voluntary or purposeful acts and only responds reflexively to painful stimuli.
See also: vegetation.
2. Resting; not active; denoting the stage of a cell or its nucleus in which the process of karyokinesis is quiescent.
See also: vegetation.

vegetative

/veg·e·ta·tive/ (vej″ĕ-ta″tiv)
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of plants.
2. concerned with growth and nutrition, as opposed to reproduction.
3. of or pertaining to asexual reproduction, as by budding or fission.
4. functioning involuntarily or unconsciously.
5. resting; denoting the portion of a cell cycle during which the cell is not replicating.

vegetative

(vĕj′ĭ-tā′tĭv) also

vegetive

(-ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of plants or their growth.
2. Biology
a. Of, relating to, or capable of growth.
b. Of, relating to, or functioning in processes such as growth or nutrition rather than reproduction.
c. Of or relating to asexual reproduction, such as fission or budding.
3. Spending much time sitting or lying down; physically inactive.
4. Medicine Of or relating to an impaired level of brain function in which a person responds to certain sensory stimuli but demonstrates no cognitive function.

vegetative

[vej′ətā′tiv, vej′ətətiv′]
Etymology: L, vegetare
1 pertaining to nutrition and growth.
2 pertaining to the plant kingdom.
3 denoting involuntary function, as produced by the parasympathetic nervous system.
4 resting, not active; denoting the stage of the cell cycle in which the cell is not replicating.
5 leading a secluded, dull existence without social or intellectual activity; sluggish; lacking animation.
6 (in psychiatry) emotionally withdrawn and passive, as may occur in schizophrenia and depression or in unipolar depression in severe cases. vegetate, v.

veg·e·ta·tive

(vej'ĕ-tā-tiv)
1. Growing or functioning involuntarily or unconsciously, after the assumed manner of vegetable life; denoting especially a state of grossly impaired consciousness, as after severe head trauma or brain disease, in which a person is incapable of voluntary or purposeful acts and only responds reflexively to painful stimuli.
2. Resting; not active; denoting the stage of a cell or its nucleus in which the process of karyokinesis is quiescent.

vegetative

of or relating to the nonsexual organs of a plant such as root, stem and leaves. see VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION.

vegetative

1. concerned with growth and nutrition.
2. functioning involuntarily or unconsciously.
3. resting; denoting the portion of a cell cycle during which the cell is not replicating.
4. pertaining to plants.
5. asexual reproduction.

inherited vegetative dermatosis
see dermatosis vegetans.
vegetative nervous system
autonomic nervous system.
vegetative state
in neurological assessment, the animal is in a coma, but can be aroused. There is brainstem activity but cortical responses are absent.

Patient discussion about vegetative

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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However, delayed necrosis may also allow for prolonged photosynthetic activity, which may enable a reed patch to spread vegetatively by rhizomes and stolons.
All of the hybrids produce a higher quality of turf than the common type but must be established vegetatively and require more care.
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Even in extant meadows, plant species composition has changed from a mixture of native forbs and perennial bunchgrasses to woody shrubs and heavily lignified nonnative grasses, many of which reproduce vegetatively or produce tiny seed heads.
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