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Definitions of CONSTITUTION
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The aggregate of mental qualities; temperament.
An authoritative ordinance, regulation or enactment; especially, one made by a Roman emperor, or one affecting ecclesiastical doctrine or discipline; as, the constitutions of Justinian.
By Oddity Software
The fundamental principles and laws adopted by an organization for the regulation and governing of its affairs.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
1. The physical make up of the body, including the mode of performance of its functions, the activity of its metabolic processes, the manner and degree of its reactions to stimuli, and its power of resistance to the attack of pathogenic organisms. 2. In chemistry, the number and kind of atoms in the molecule and the relation which they bear to each other.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The act of constituting or appointing; that form of being or structure of parts which constitutes a system or body; frame or temper of mind; affections or passions; the established form of government in a state or kingdom; a system of fundamental rules or principles for the government of a state or country; a law or ordinance made by the authority of some superior body, either ecclesiastical or civil. Apostolic constitutions, a code regulative of faith and church discipline ascribed by some to the apostles. Constitutions of Clarendon, certain statutes defining the jurisdiction of church and state drawn up at Clarendon in 1164.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Consitutio, Catastasis, Status, from con, and statuere, from stare, to stand. A collection of several parts, forming a whole. In medicine, Constitution means the state of all the organs of the human body considered in regard to their special and relative arrangement, order or activity. A good constitution is one in which every organ is well developed, and endowed with due energy, so that all perform their functions with equal facility. Any want of equilibrium in their development and energy forms a difference in the constitution. We say that a man is of a good or robust, a delicate or weak constitution when be is commonly healthy, or commonly labouring under or unusually susceptible of, disease.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A kind of physiological basis or predisposition, presenting itself as something constant in the individual. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
By Thomas Sheridan
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