Non-vegetative



[vej-i-tey-tiv] /ˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
growing or developing as or like plants; .
2.
of, relating to, or concerned with or growth.
3.
of or relating to the plant kingdom.
4.
noting the parts of a plant not specialized for reproduction.
5.
(of reproduction) asexual.
6.
denoting or pertaining to those bodily functions that are performed unconsciously or involuntarily.
7.
having the power to produce or support growth in plants:
vegetative mold.
8.
characterized by a lack of activity; inactive; passive:
a vegetative state.
/ˈvɛdʒɪtətɪv/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or denoting the nonreproductive parts of a plant, i.e. the stems, leaves, and roots, or growth that does not involve the reproductive parts
2.
(of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes
3.
of or relating to functions such as digestion, growth, and circulation rather than sexual reproduction
4.
(of a style of living) dull, stagnant, unthinking, or passive
adj.

late 14c., “endowed with the power of growth,” from Medieval Latin vegetativus, from past participle stem of vegetare (see vegetable (adj.)). Middle English transferred sense was “characterized by growth.” Modern pathological sense of “brain-dead, mentally inert” is from 1893.

vegetative veg·e·ta·tive (věj’ĭ-tā’tĭv)
adj.

vegetative
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