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CONSTITUENT. He who gives authority to another to act for him. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 893.
     2. The constituent is bound with whatever his attorney does by virtue of his authority. The electors of a member of the legislature are his constituents, to whom he is responsible for his legislative acts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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PMA induced NF-[kappa]B transactivation in a TLR5-independent manner and increased IL-8 production in Caco-2 cells constituently expressing some TLRs (Figure 3).
Antioxidant enzymes (MnSOD, CuZnSOD, Gpx, glutamylcysteine synthetase (GCS) and catalase) as an embryotropic factor were constituently expressed in both bovine oviduct cell monolayers and nonattached epithelial cell vesicle cultures during an 8-day culture period (Harvey et al., 1995; Jang et al., 2005).
Clearly, if they are the necessary conditions for the existence of the infinitely protean civil society or social bond, such laws cannot be constituently subordinate to an existent, a determinate sovereign.