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
April 24, 2015
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