Constitutive meaning

kŏn'stĭ-to͝o'tĭv, -tyo͝o'-
Making a thing what it is; essential.
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Having power to institute, establish, or enact.
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Of or relating to the synthesis of a protein or an enzyme at a constant rate regardless of physiological demand or the concentration of a substrate.
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Having power to establish, appoint, or enact.
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Having the power or authority to constitute, establish or enact something.
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Having the power or authority to appoint someone to office.
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That forms a constituent part of something else.
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(biochemistry) (of an enzyme) That is continuously produced at a constant rate.
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The definition of constitutive refers to having the power to create or establish something.

A state agency established to start a new housing project is an example of an agency that has constitutive power.

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Making a thing what it is; basic.
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Forming a part (of); constituent; component.
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Making a thing what it is; essential.
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Of or relating to the synthesis of a protein or an enzyme at a constant rate regardless of physiological demand or the concentration of a substrate.
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That makes something what it is; essential.
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