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constituting or forming part of the essence of something

of or being an irreducible element

incapable of being dispensed with

a fundamental irreducible constituent of a whole

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absolutely necessary

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of the greatest importance

defining rights and duties as opposed to giving the rules by which rights and duties are established

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(33) In addition, sometimes patients will present with an essential fatty acid deficiency, but may be suffering from a single or multi-nutritional deficiency, either solely or concurrently.
The differential diagnosis includes acrodermatitis enteropathica, essential fatty acid deficiency, annular chronic lupus erythematosus, adverse drug reactions, contact dermatitis, and various vitamin deficiencies.
The authors assumed that the lack of a growth response to the different lipid sources and different levels of HUFA may be due to insufficient duration (75 days) of the experiment to achieve an essential fatty acid deficiency.
Hence symptoms of scaly dermatitis and alopecia (also seen with essential fatty acid deficiency) could arise from impaired synthesis of fatty acids required for integrity of the skin epidermal layers.
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