Constitutional

(redirected from constitutional disease)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to constitutional disease: Roger's disease, secondary disease, Swift disease

Constitutional

 

a walk taken by healthy persons to strengthen their health and by ill persons undergoing a course of treatment. Constitutionals are especially indicated for patients with certain diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory organs, gastrointestinal tract, and liver. Constitutionals are also recommended for people with a tendency toward obesity. At health resorts, terrain cure is used for treatment purposes.

References in periodicals archive ?
John Richards and Henry Milner have produced a thoughtful, sincere, but rather sad prescription for the latest symptoms in Canada's chronic constitutional disease.
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and PerkinElmer (NYSE: PKI) today announced a new supply agreement for distribution of the NimbleGen CGX microarray workflow, for use in constitutional disease research.
This complete target-enrichment workflow solution enables faster time to definitive answers and accelerates discoveries in constitutional disease research.

Full browser ?