WOTD


WORD OF THE DAY
Constitutive
KAHN-stə-tyoo-div
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 17th century
1

Forming an essential element of something.

2

(Biochemistry) relating to an enzyme or enzyme system that is continuously produced in an organism, regardless of the needs of cells.

Examples of Constitutive in a sentence

“Having the right language to express ideas is constitutive to being a good writer.”

“Constitutive enzymes are essential players in the human body.”