essential

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

es·sen·tial

adj \i-ˈsen-chəl\

Definition of ESSENTIAL

1
: being, relating to, or containing an essence <an essential odor>
2
: being a substance that is not synthesized by the body in a quantity sufficient for normal health and growth and that must be obtained from the diet <essential fatty acids>—compare nonessential
3
: having no obvious or known cause : idiopathic <essential disease>

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