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constitutional

 [kon″stĭ-too´shun-al]
1. pertaining to the constitution.
2. affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local.
constitutional disease one involving a system of organs or one with widespread symptoms.

con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl),
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.

con·sti·tu·tion·al

(kon'sti-tū'shŭn-ăl)
1. Relating to a body's constitution.
2. General; relating to the system as a whole; not local.

constitutional

1. affecting the whole constitution of the body; not local.
2. pertaining to the constitution.

Patient discussion about constitutional

Q. What really constitutes ADD? Don't all kids have short attention spans because they are curious? What I'm saying is. I'm a very curious fellow, so, therefore, I cannot hold my attention to one thing for more than a minute. Does this mean I have ADD?

A. to what you said about how come they didn't have all these problems lots of years ago, I'll have to say it is true the kids today have a lot more stimulations than what kids had a 100 years ago, though, these problems- ADD and ADHD did exist, even with less things around to lose focus to. even about 20 years ago, when the awareness was too small, teachers just called these kids "stupid" or slow, cause they wern't able to listen for a long period of time and then did'nt know what to answer when asked. the awareness helped save lots of very smart focusless kids...

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The constitutionality of the roadblock seems apparent as long as the time it takes to ask drug-related questions, request consent to search, or use a dog to detect odors of contraband does not significantly increase the delay experienced by motorists passing through the checkpoint.
On review, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit was asked to reconsider the constitutionality of the checkpoint at issue in Maxwell.
In addition, the high court is considering a case out of Nebraska where lower courts rejected the constitutionality of the ban as well.
Regardless of the ongoing debate over constitutionality, the voucher program has been plagued with allegations of fraud and abuse.
City of New York(11) also upheld the constitutionality of regulations that require employees on paid sick leave to remain at home between 7 a.
By taking a second case involving the constitutionality of the national ban on partial-birth abortion, the Supreme Court puts the spotlight on one of the most horrific medical procedures in existence today.
The decision effectively fixes the constitutionality of the PCAOB by making board members subject to 'at will' removal by the SEC and therefore the president.
To recap: In April 1997, several families filed suit contesting the validity and constitutionality of Monrovia's daytime curfew.
The Supreme Court will not rule directly on the question of the constitutionality of landmarking statutes applied to churches.
Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the constitutionality of preemployment polygraph testing depends on a balancing of the police department's interest in preemployment testing against the applicant's privacy interest.
Since its inception, this funding system has faced legal challenges, although its constitutionality had been upheld by the TSC.
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