vegetation

  1. all the plant life in a particular region
  2. inactivity that is passive and monotonous

Vegetation

An all encompassing word for the plants of an area or territory.
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vegetation

[n] - the process of growth in plants 2. [n] - all the plant life in a particular region 3. [n] - an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart) 4. [n] - inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life
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vegetation

plants
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Vegetation

In building conservation terms, plants growing, in an unintended way, on a building. Seeds carried by the wind, or by birds, can germinate in small pockets of soil in gutters, in open joints, or in valleys. Their growth can often damage masonry directly, or allow water to penetrate a building. Moss on slate or tile roofs can encourage rot in sarkin...
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Vegetation

Veg`e·ta'tion noun [ Confer French végétation , Latin vegetatio an enlivening. See Vegetable .] 1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth. 2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant ve...
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vegetation

The plant growth forms that generally occupy a given area (for example, forest, hydrophytes or chaparral). ... The sum total of macrophytes that occupy a given area. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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vegetation

flora noun all the plant life in a particular region or period; `Pleistocene vegetation`; `the flora of southern California`; `the botany of China`
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vegetation

(vej″ә-ta´shәn) any plantlike fungoid neoplasm or growth; a luxuriant fungus-like growth of pathologic tissue.
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Vegetation

• (n.) The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth. • (n.) An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart. • (n.) The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
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vegetation

(from the article `Africa`) All high mountains exhibit azonality; i.e., their vegetation differs from that found in the climatic zones from which they rise. The differences ... Most empirical classifications are those that seek to group climates based on one or more aspects of the climate system. While many such phenomena ... The est...
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vegetation

(from the article `endocarditis`) ...a number of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, rickettsias, and possibly viruses, that enter the bloodstream and become trapped in the ...
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Vegetation

Plant life; growing plants.
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Vegetation

[pathology] In medicine, a vegetation is an abnormal growth named for its similarity to natural vegetation. Vegetations are often associated with endocarditis. It can be made of fibrin and platelets. ==Types== Certain conditions are associated with specific vegetation patterns: ...
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vegetation

Type: Term Pronunciation: vej′ĕ-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The process of growth in plants. 2. A condition of sluggishness, comparable with the inactivity of plant life. 3. A growth or excrescence of any sort. 4. Specifically, a clot, composed largely of fused blood platelets, fibrin, and sometimes microorganisms, adherent t...
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Vegetation

Vegetation refers to assemblages of plant species and the ground cover they provide. It is a general term, without specific reference to particular taxa, life forms, structure, spatial extent, or any other specific botanical or geographic characteristics. It is broader than the term flora which refers to species composition. Perhaps the closest sy...
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Vegetation

A mass of plants growing in a particular place.
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vegetation

growing plants
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Vegetation

Plant life in general (Webster's, 1988).
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Vegetation

fishermen refer to any underwater plant as vegetation
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vegetation

The whole plant communities of an area.
Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html
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