What is CONSTITUENT?

A formative element or ingredient. The Constituents of the Organism are organic and inorganic. The Inorganic C. are Water, forming 58.5 per cent, of the body; Gases, such as oxygen, marsh-gas, etc; Salts, of which the chief are sodium chlorid, calcium phosphate The Organic C. comprise the large classes of the proteids, a

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