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constituting or forming part of the essence of something

Synonyms for constitutive

constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

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One example of this occurs in his discussion of the norm by which assertion is constitutively governed.
That is why 'the transition from Newton to Einstein centrally involves a succession of relativized constitutively a priori principles (the Newtonian Laws of Motion in the context of the Principia, in the light principle and the principle of relativity in the context of special relativity, the light principle and the principle of equivalence in the context of general relativity), and the existence of such diverse constitutively a priori principles, on my view, captures the essence of Kuhnian incommensurability' (713-14).
of Venice) responds to the urgent need he sees for a materialist ecosocial semiotics that is able to reconnect body-brain processes and interactions both to the social and cultural practices that directly act upon human bodies, and to the ways in which body and brain processes directly participate in and are a constitutively inseparable part of people's meaning-making activity.
InDex Pharmaceuticals AB (Stockholm, Sweden) has patented research tools for the study of cancer, based on a novel expression construct for a constitutively active hydrocarbon receptor CA-AhR.
Overexpressed alpha3betal and constitutively activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase modulate the angiogenic properties of ECV304 cells.
Marriage and the family are inseparable, because the masculinity and femininity of the married couple are constitutively open to the gift of children.
angentatum transgenics, in three different lines, constitutively overexpressing non-native genes encoding three different trans-prenyl transferases that synthesize different allylic pyrophosphate initiators produced healthy plants.
HCT-8 cell line exhibited increased protein and mRNA levels of Cox-2, sICAM, IFN-[gamma] and IL-8 either constitutively or after TNF-[alpha] stimulation.
Criticism, by contrast, is an excavation of authority, and "must think of itself as life-enhancing and constitutively opposed to every form of tyranny, domination, and abuse; its social goals are non-coercive knowledge produced in the interest of human freedom.
But the genre of work to which Dia's institutional identity remains almost constitutively attached draws from the founders' European fascination with American art in American space.
In the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, the RB47 proteins accumulate in response to light, while the RB38 and RB60 protein accumulates constitutively.
Results of this study indicate that Phoma betae produces constitutively small amounts of cellobiohydrolase and xylanase.
The constitutively impure aesthetic activity of modern storytelling mimes the characteristically modern gesture of self-grounding whilst averting and neutralizing the pathologies to which the latter has led in historical praxis.
Oncogenic MYD88(L265P) constitutively engages IRAK4/IRAK1 kinases to activate the canonical NF-kB pathway and promote lymphoma cell division and survival