vegetal

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adjective veg·e·tal \ˈve-jə-təl\

Definition of vegetal

  1. 1 :  vegetable

  2. 2 :  vegetative

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the vegetal pole of an egg or to that part of an egg from which the endoderm normally develops vegetal blastomeres

Origin and Etymology of vegetal

borrowed from Medieval Latin vegetālis, from Late Latin vegetāre “to live, grow” + Latin -ālis 1-al — more at vegetate


First Known Use: 15th century


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vegetal

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adjective veg·e·tal \ˈvej-ət-əl\

Medical Definition of vegetal

  1. 1:  vegetable

  2. 2:  of or relating to the vegetal pole of an egg or to that part of an egg from which the endoderm normally develops vegetal blastomeres


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