Medical Dictionary

vegetation

noun veg·e·ta·tion \ˌvej-ə-ˈtā-shən\

Medical 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

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