Vegetation

Veg`e*ta"tion

(?), n. [Cf. F. vgtation, L. vegetatio an enlivening. See Vegetable.]
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1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.
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2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
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3. (Med.) An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.
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Vegetation of salts (Old Chem.), a crystalline growth of an arborescent form.
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