from The Century Dictionary.

  • Reconstituting; forming anew; giving a new character or constitution to.
  • In therapeutics, building up; causing the formation of new tissue.
  • noun A drug or remedy that reconstitutes or rebuilds what has been wasted by disease.


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  • Ours is in fact a reconstituent, and does not behave as a hormone.

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  • Other minor generalized maladies were also described: an organic debility so widely diffused that hygiene prescribed as an ideal treatment a gratuitous distribution of cod-liver oil or of reconstituent remedies in general to all pupils.

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