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essential

 [ĕ-sen´shal]
1. constituting the necessary or inherent part of a thing; giving a substance its peculiar and necessary qualities.
2. indispensable; required in the diet, as essential fatty acids.
3. idiopathic; self-existing; having no obvious external cause.

es·sen·tial

(ĕ-sen'shăl),
1. Necessary, indispensable, (for example, essential amino acids, essential fatty acids).
2. Characteristic of.
3. Determining.
4. Of unknown etiology.
5. Relating to an essence (for example, essential oil).
6. Synonym(s): intrinsic

essential

/es·sen·tial/ (ĕ-sen´shil)
1. constituting the inherent part of a thing; giving a substance its peculiar and necessary qualities.
2. indispensable; required in the diet, as essential fatty acids.
3. idiopathic; having no obvious external cause.

essential

(ĭ-sĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Fundamentally important or necessary: essential ingredients.
2. Medicine Of, relating to, or being a condition or a disease whose cause is unknown: essential hypertension.
3. Biochemistry Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but cannot be synthesized by the body and therefore must be included in the diet: essential amino acids.
n.
1. Something fundamental.
2. Something necessary or indispensable.

es·sen′ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), es·sen′tial·ness n.
es·sen′tial·ly adv.

essential

[esen′shəl]
a necessary part of a thing without which it could not exist.

es·sen·tial

(ĕ-sen'shăl)
1. Necessary, indispensable (e.g., essential amino acids, essential fatty acids).
2. Characteristic of.
3. Determining.
4. Of unknown etiology.
5. Relating to an essence (e.g., essential oil).
6. Synonym(s): intrinsic.

essential

1. Absolutely required.
2. Of unknown cause.
3. (of amino acids) necessary for normal growth but not synthesized in the body.
4. Extracted from, or related to an extract from, a plant (as in essential oil). Of the essence of.

es·sen·tial

(ĕ-sen'shăl)
1. Necessary, indispensable, (e.g., essential amino acids, essential fatty acids).
2. Characteristic of.
3. Determining.
4. Synonym(s): intrinsic.

essential

1. constituting the necessary or inherent part of a thing; giving a substance its peculiar and necessary qualities.
2. indispensable; required in the diet, as essential fatty acids.
3. idiopathic; self-existing; having no obvious external exciting cause.

essential fatty acids (EFAs)
the unsaturated fatty acids, linoleic and α-linolenic, cannot be synthesized by animals but are essential nutrients that must be supplied in the diet.
essential fatty acid deficiency
in dogs and cats, there is scaling, alopecia and seborrhea. Poor wound healing, immunosuppression and infertility have also been reported.

Patient discussion about essential

Q. Is it essential to make an exercise plan? I am trying for an exercise plan ……Is it essential to make an exercise plan?

A. by just doing any exercises any time, your body will gain some benefits. but planning it in regular schedule will absolutely help you to be healthier and more fit.
there will be a lot of benefits that you can have if you do the exercise plan (these 2 weeks to reduce some weight, then another 2 weeks to maintain it, then the rest you can start building some muscles, etc.)

good luck, and stay healthy always..

Q. How do i know what essential tools/instruments i need to buy for my baby?

A. we bought a lot of crap when out first born came along. most of it was really not useful and we could easily do without. form what i remember, we should have bought maybe second hand crib and not a new one, all this miniature outfits were really expendable. the baby grows VERY fast. all kind of shoes- until the day he start walking, it's just a waste of time.

Q. Should I go for the knife? I have essential tremor for many years, and in the last few years it seems nothing helps it, and although I tried all the drugs my doctor could offer me, nothing helps. It really ruins my life, and recently I read about a surgery that suppose to treat it, called thalamotomy- does anyone know anything about it?

A. It's a possibility, and considered effective (reducing tremor in most of the patients). However, it has quite serious side effects, that can result even in weakness of some parts of your body. You should think really good before you opt for this treatment. Good luck!

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It is essential, in order to a complete estimate of the advantages of official life, to view the incumbent at the in-coming of a hostile administration.
Now the head, the hand, and such things are substances, and it is possible to know their essential character definitely, but it does not necessarily follow that we should know that to which they are related.
The essential question is not, Is the presentation of life and character perfect in a photographic fashion?
In the strictest theory there should be an essential connection between them; for instance, they may illustrate different and perhaps contrasting aspects of the general theme.
No one has ever adequately described either in verse or prose the true essential nature of either of them abiding in the soul, and invisible to any human or divine eye; or shown that of all the things of a man's soul which he has within him, justice is the greatest good, and injustice the greatest evil.
Who ever demanded the reasons of that nice unity of time or place which is now established to be so essential to dramatic poetry?
To these encroachments, time and ignorance, the two great supporters of imposture, gave authority; and thus many rules for good writing have been established, which have not the least foundation in truth or nature; and which commonly serve for no other purpose than to curb and restrain genius, in the same manner as it would have restrained the dancing-master, had the many excellent treatises on that art laid it down as an essential rule that every man must dance in chains.
Until very lately I believed, as he did, that mental phenomena have essential reference to objects, except possibly in the case of pleasure and pain.
But if Meinong is right, there can be no thought without an object: the connection of the two is essential.
Stephan Arkadyevitch had gone to Petersburg to perform the most natural and essential official duty--so familiar to everyone in the government service, though incomprehensible to outsiders-- that duty, but for which one could hardly be in government service, of reminding the ministry of his existence--and having, for the due performance of this rite, taken all the available cash from home, was gaily and agreeably spending his days at the races and in the summer villas.
And in order to achieve that end it was essential that she find some excuse, however trivial, for breaking off the engagement.
for I dare not hope," he continued in a lower and more serious tone, "that he is improved in essentials.