Find over 25,000 psychological definitions


vegetative

adj.

1. pertaining to basic physiological functions, such as those involved in growth, respiration, sleep, digestion, excretion, and homeostasis, that are governed primarily by the autonomic nervous system, which is sometimes called the vegetative nervous system.

2. living without apparent cognitive neurological function or responsiveness, as in persistent vegetative state.

3. denoting asexual reproduction, especially in plants.

Browse dictionary by letter

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Psychology term of the day

June 16th 2024