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vegetative British & World English

Relating to or denoting reproduction or propagation achieved by asexual means, either naturally (budding, rhizomes, runners, bulbs, etc.) or artificially (grafting, layering, or taking cuttings)

vegetative cell British & World English

A cell of a bacterium or unicellular alga that is actively growing rather than forming spores

persistent vegetative state British & World English

A condition in which a medical patient is completely unresponsive to psychological and physical stimuli and displays no sign of higher brain function, being kept alive only by medical intervention