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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.
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Adj.1.vegetational - composed of vegetation or plantsvegetational - composed of vegetation or plants; "regions rich in vegetal products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"
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Late Glacial and Holocene vegetational changes on the Ulagan high-mountain plateau, Altai Mountains, southern Siberia.
They become blazing beacons, the kindle a funeral pyre to the dying vegetational god, now returning to the Earth Mother's bosom, until his resurrection in the spring.
It appears temporal priority combined with spatial vegetation gaps offer a synergistic effect, in which the competitive advantage to the species is more than what either temporal priority or vegetational gaps provide on their own.
Some of the expected vegetational changes are already underway in places like the American West and Southwest, where forest dieback and massive wildfires are transforming landscapes.
These stress episodes are due to the climatic, vegetational, ecological and faunal changes during these time spans.
The report said vegetational watering was carried out.
Included are the state's vegetational zones with tips on when and where to find blooms, and how to photograph your own beautiful wildflower landscapes.
This process changes vegetational structure and microclimate conditions between forest edge and interior affecting directly the communities structure of animals (e.g.
Multiple microhabitats and plant resources generated by the greater vegetational diversity and associated with improvements in soil structure and moisture in such silvopastoral systems may increase biodiversity in their food webs (Chara et al.

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