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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6 (in psychiatry) emotionally withdrawn and passive, as may occur in schizophrenia and depression or in unipolar depression in severe cases.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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2009), and the unkilled portion may vegetatively spread into multiple patches if left unchecked until the next growing season.
When corals reproduce vegetatively the algal symbionts spread with the growing coral, but when corals reproduce sexually by broadcasting gametes into the water, the algae are delivered in the eggs in some species and obtained later from the seawater in others, after dispersal from the parent colony.
Apart from questions of yield and quality this was also a factor in selecting Oothu, the then highest-yielding estate, for conversion -- Oothu is a fully clonal estate planted with several vegetatively propagated clones that were bred for resistance to Blister Blight and drought.
Named cultivars of this evergreen have to be raised vegetatively and the most practical method is by cuttings.
A single vegetatively propagated 4-month-old tea plant (clone TRI 2025) was planted in each upper compartment.
3) Covering the ground vegetatively, it provides protection against soil erosion.
But) the truly great applications will probably come in the area of tropical crops, which are often vegetatively propagated.
This may be associated with flight and prevailing wind or with the transport of planting material, cassava being propagated vegetatively by stakes.
This advantage is multiplied by the fact that several species of Ephedra are small easy-to-grow plants, some becoming sexually productive in a less than a year if vegetatively propagated.
As for polycarpic plants, the ability to reproduce both sexually and vegetatively is of great importance in fast dissemination and stabilizing in new habitats [26].
Members of these two subfamilies display shoots with anisotomous dichotomous branching, giving rise to determinate, orthotropic aerial branches bearing strobili and indeterminate prostrate to arching trailing stems (referred to colloquially here as "runners") with which they spread vegetatively.
In-ground production of perennial nursery stock often begins with a seeded or vegetatively produced rootstock planted in the fall followed by budding or grafting of a preferred scion the following spring.