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veg·e·ta·tion

 (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

(ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Botany) plant life as a whole, esp the plant life of a particular region
2. (Botany) the process of vegetating
3. (Pathology) the process of vegetating
4. (Pathology) pathol any abnormal growth, excrescence, etc
5. a vegetative existence
ˌvegeˈtational adj
ˌvegeˈtatious adj

veg•e•ta•tion

(ˌvɛdʒ ɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. all the plants or plant life of a place.
2. the act or process of vegetating.
3. a passive existence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or periodvegetation - all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China"
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
biota, biology - all the plant and animal life of a particular region
browse - vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat; "a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day"
brush, coppice, copse, thicket, brushwood - a dense growth of bushes
growth - vegetation that has grown; "a growth of trees"; "the only growth was some salt grass"
chaparral, scrub, bush - dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
stand - a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees"
forest, woods, wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
shrubbery - a collection of shrubs growing together
garden - the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
brier, brier patch, brierpatch - tangled mass of prickly plants
ground cover, groundcover - low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
mown, cut - (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay"
unmown, uncut - (used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine; "uncut grass"; "an unmown lawn"
2.vegetation - the process of growth in plantsvegetation - the process of growth in plants  
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
3.vegetation - an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)
excrescence - (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
4.vegetation - inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
dormancy, quiescence, quiescency, sleeping - quiet and inactive restfulness

vegetation

noun plants, flora, greenery, foliage, plant life, verdure, herbiage (rare) The inn has a garden of semi-tropical vegetation.
Translations
نَبَاتنَباتات
vegetaceporostrostlinstvo
vegetation
kasvillisuus
raslinjevegetacija
növényzet
gróîur
草木
식물
rastlinstvo
växtlighet
พืชผัก
bitki örtüsübitki örtüsü/topluluğubitkiler
thực vật

vegetation

[ˌvedʒɪˈteɪʃən] Nvegetación f

vegetation

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃən] nvégétation f

vegetation

n
Vegetation f; could we live on the vegetation here?könnten wir uns von dem ernähren, was hier wächst?
(= wasting away) (of sick people)Dahinvegetieren nt; (of mind)Verödung f, → Verarmung f; the patients just lie there in a state of vegetationdie Patienten dämmern nur noch vor sich hin or vegetieren nur noch dahin

vegetation

[ˌvɛdʒɪˈteɪʃn] nvegetazione f

vegetable

(ˈvedʒtəbl) noun
1. a plant or part of a plant, other than a fruit, used as food. We grow potatoes, beans and other vegetables; (also adjective) vegetable oils.
2. a plant. Grass is a vegetable, gold is a mineral and a human being is an animal.
ˌvegeˈtarian (vedʒi-) noun
a person who does not eat meat of any kind. Has he always been a vegetarian?; (also adjective) This is a vegetarian dish.
ˌvegeˈtarianism noun
vegetate (ˈvedʒiteit) verb
to live an idle, boring and pointless life. I would like to get a job – I don't want to vegetate.
ˌvegeˈtation (vedʒi-) noun
plants in general; plants of a particular region or type. tropical vegetation.

vegetation

نَبَات vegetace vegetation Vegetation βλάστηση vegetación kasvillisuus végétation raslinje vegetazione 草木 식물 vegetatie vegetasjon wegetacja vegetação растительность växtlighet พืชผัก bitki örtüsü thực vật 植被

veg·e·ta·tion

n. vegetación, crecimiento anormal de verrugas o excrecencias en una parte del cuerpo tal como se ve en la endocarditis.

vegetation

n vegetación f
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The findings of this study suggest that adenoid vegetation plays an important role in the etiology of OME.
Adenoidectomy was performed in patients with adenoid vegetation causing 85-90 Percent or more obstruction in nasopharynx.