constitutional disease

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Related to constitutional disease: Roger's disease, secondary disease, Swift disease


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.

constitutional disease

(1) A nonspecific term referring to an individual's "baseline" susceptibility to disease. 
(2) Inborn error of metabolism, see there.
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"Its unique potential to resolve maternal and paternal haplotypes and the ability to detect structural variants, such as translocations, will make a significant impact on clinical research for constitutional diseases and cancer."

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