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See definition of vegetative on Dictionary.com
  • as infertile
  • as inherbal
  • as inproliferous

synonyms for vegetative

  • abundant
  • arable
  • fruitful
  • lush
  • productive
  • rich
  • bearing
  • black
  • bountiful
  • breeding
  • breedy
  • bringing forth
  • childbearing
  • childing
  • fecund
  • feracious
  • flowering
  • flowing with milk and honey
  • generative
  • gravid
  • hebetic
  • loamy
  • luxuriant
  • plenteous
  • plentiful
  • pregnant
  • procreant
  • producing
  • proliferant
  • prolific
  • puberal
  • pubescent
  • rank
  • spawning
  • teeming
  • uberous
  • virile
  • with child
  • yielding

antonyms for vegetative

MOST RELEVANT
  • barren
  • impotent
  • sparse
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • fruitless
  • infertile
  • sterile
  • useless
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      How to use vegetative in a sentence

      The situation was so dire that the family of the patient had been told to expect she would remain in an irreversible vegetative state.
      THE HUNT FOR HIDDEN SIGNS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN UNREACHABLE PATIENTSRUSS JUSKALIANAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
      Disorders of consciousness are a common consequence of severe brain injury and include comas and vegetative states.
      NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW DOPAMINE PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN CONSCIOUSNESSBARBARA JACQUELYN SAHAKIANAUGUST 12, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
      In a landmark study in 2006, a team of researchers showed that a 23-year-old woman, who suffered severe brain trauma and was thought to be in a vegetative state following a traffic accident, had signs of awareness.
      NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HOW DOPAMINE PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN CONSCIOUSNESSBARBARA JACQUELYN SAHAKIANAUGUST 12, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
      Still a graduate student, I had begun co-conducting the first clinical trial using ultrasound to treat severe brain damage in patients with a “disorder of consciousness,” like coma or the vegetative state.
      MY LAB USES ULTRASOUND TO STIMULATE UNCONSCIOUS PATIENTS - FACTS SO ROMANTICJOSHUA CAINJUNE 15, 2021NAUTILUS
      People who are in a coma or vegetative state are thought to have no internal experience, like seeing or hearing.
      MY LAB USES ULTRASOUND TO STIMULATE UNCONSCIOUS PATIENTS - FACTS SO ROMANTICJOSHUA CAINJUNE 15, 2021NAUTILUS
      From the animal soul there likewise issued a splendor, which produced the vegetative soul.
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
      From the vegetative soul proceeds again a splendor, from which is made the sphere (the heaven).
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
      Next to the soul comes the Sphere (the heaven), which arises in the horizon and shadow of the vegetative soul.
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
      Hence the splendor of the vegetative soul is undoubtedly brighter than that of the sphere, which comes from its shadow.
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
      Thus we are told that the soul consists of three powers, or three souls, the vegetative, the animal and the rational.
      A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
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