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vegetation


vegetation

noun veg·e·ta·tion \ˌvej-ə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of VEGETATION

:  an abnormal outgrowth upon a body part; specifically :  any of the warty excrescences on the valves of the heart that are composed of various tissue elements including fibrin and collagen and that are typical of endocarditis
February 27, 2015
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