— reconstituent /ree'keuhn stich"ooh euhnt/ , adj. , n. — reconstitutable, reconstitutible , adj. — reconstitutive , adj. — reconstitution , n.
/ree kon"sti tooht', -tyooht'/ , v. , reconstituted, reconstituting .
1. to constitute again; reconstruct; recompose.
2. to return (a dehydrated or concentrated food) to the liquid state by adding water: to reconstitute a bouillon cube with hot water.
3. to undergo reconstitution; become reconstituted.
[ 1805-15; RE- + CONSTITUTE ]