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{adj: vegetal, vegetational, vegetative} composed of vegetation or plants
"regions rich in vegetal products"
"vegetational cover"
"the decaying vegetative layer covering a forest floor"

{adj: vegetal, vegetative} (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes

{adj: vegetative, vegetive} of or relating to an activity that is passive and monotonous
"a dull vegetative lifestyle"

{adj: vegetative} relating to involuntary bodily functions
"vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"

{n: Myxomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, division Gymnomycota} slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore-producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista

{n: arthrospore} one of a string of thick walled vegetative resting cells formed by some algae and fungi

{n: mycelium} the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae

{n: sclerotium} compact usually dark-colored mass of hardened mycelium constituting a vegetative food-storage body in various true fungi; detaches when mature and can give rise to new growth

{n: somatic cell, vegetative cell} any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes
"somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";


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