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constituent

1. having the power to frame a constitution or to constitute a government (esp in the phrases constituent assembly, constituent power)
2. Becoming rare electing or having the power to elect
3. a resident of a constituency, esp one entitled to vote
4. Chiefly law a person who appoints another to act for him, as by power of attorney

constituent

[kən′stich·ə·wənt]
(science and technology)
An essential part or component of a system or group: examples are an ingredient of a chemical system, or a component of an alloy.
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Antioxidant enzymes (MnSOD, CuZnSOD, Gpx, glutamylcysteine synthetase (GCS) and catalase) as an embryotropic factor were constituently expressed in both bovine oviduct cell monolayers and nonattached epithelial cell vesicle cultures during an 8-day culture period (Harvey et al.
Clearly, if they are the necessary conditions for the existence of the infinitely protean civil society or social bond, such laws cannot be constituently subordinate to an existent, a determinate sovereign.
Sutton New Hall councillor David Roy said: "We have been optimistic that this would happen for a while now, this just copper-bottoms the things that the constituently want, protection for the green belt.