(biochem) any fatty acid required by the body in manufacturing prostaglandins, found in such foods as oily fish and nuts EFA
- Essential fructosuria
essential fructosuria n. A benign inherited metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of fructokinase and characterized by the presence of fructose in the blood and urine.
- Essential hematuria
essential hematuria n. Hematuria whose cause has not been determined.
noun, Pathology. 1. persistent high blood pressure of no known cause. essential hypertension n. Hypertension without known cause or preexisting renal disease.
[uh-sen-shuh-lahyz] /əˈsɛn ʃəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), essentialized, essentializing. 1. to extract the essence from; express the essence of.