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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.
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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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