Vegetative

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Vegetative Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • composed of vegetation or plants; "regions rich in vegetal products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"
  • (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
  • used of involuntary bodily functions; "vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"
  • of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous; "a dull vegetative lifestyle"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Vegetative'


  • Vegetative: Vegetative describes vegetation. Vegetative may also refer to: Vegetative reproduction, a type of asexual reproduction for plants Persistent vegetative
  • Vegetative reproduction: For vegetative reproduction of animals and fungi, see Budding. Vegetative reproduction (vegetative propagation, vegetative multiplication
  • Vegetative Sculpture I: (2012). "Vegetative Sculpture I (sculpture)". Inventory of American Sculpture. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 27 December 2012.  "Vegetative Sculpture
  • Persistent vegetative state: syndrome. After four weeks in a vegetative state (VS), the patient is classified as in a persistent (or 'continuing') vegetative state. This diagnosis is classified
  • Vegetative symptoms: be confused with Vegetative state. Vegetative symptoms are disturbances of a person's functions necessary to maintain life (vegetative functions). These
  • Permanent vegetative cover: Permanent vegetative cover refers to trees, perennial bunchgrasses and grasslands, legumes, and shrubs with an expected life span of at least 5 years.

Vegetative Sample Sentences in News


  • No lawyer error, no new sentence for allegedly beating man into vegetative state
    RACINE — A Racine man convicted of meting out a beating so severe it put another man into a vegetative state argued Monday he should gain the chance to be sentenced again because one of his prior lawyers made a mistake. Read more on this news related to 'Vegetative'
  • Man in vegetative state wakes up after 12 years
    (Photo courtesy of CNN) (CNN) – A man was locked inside his body for more than a decade after doctors said he was in a vegetative state. What doctors and his parents did know was that his body didn’t work, but his brain did. For 12 years, Martin Pistorius said he was trapped inside his own body. ... Read more on this news related to 'Vegetative'
  • Man who spent 12 years in vegetative state thought no one would ever love him
    For 12 years, Martin Pistorius spent his life in the hospital, trapped in a vegetative state while his mind was active. He recalled painful moments when people visited his room and talked like he was not there, and he even heartbreakingly thought that no one would ever love him. Read more on this news related to 'Vegetative'

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