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top·i·cal

 (tŏp′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Being of current interest or relevance: topical issues.
2. Medicine Relating to, applied to, or affecting a localized area of the body, especially of the skin: a topical anesthetic.
3. Of, arranged by, or relating to a particular topic or topics: a topical concordance to the Bible.
n.
A topical anesthetic.

[From Greek topikos, from topos, place.]

top′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
top′i·cal·ly adv.

topical

(ˈtɒpɪkəl)
adj
1. of, relating to, or constituting current affairs
2. relating to a particular place; local
3. of or relating to a topic or topics
4. (Medicine) (of a drug, ointment, etc) for application to the body surface; local
topicality n
ˈtopically adv

top•i•cal

(ˈtɒp ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or dealing with matters of current or local interest.
2. pertaining to the subject of a discourse, composition, etc.
3. of a place; local.
4. Med. on the skin or external surface: a topical ointment.
[1580–90; < Greek topik(ós) local, pertaining to commonplaces (see topo-, -ic) + -al1]
top′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.topical - pertaining to the surface of a body parttopical - pertaining to the surface of a body part; "a drug for topical (or local) application"; "a topical anesthesia"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
local - affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia"
2.topical - of or relating to or arranged by topicstopical - of or relating to or arranged by topics; "a detailed record on both a chronological and a topical basis"
3.topical - of interest at the present timetopical - of interest at the present time; "a topical reference"; "a topical and timely study of civil liberty"
current - occurring in or belonging to the present time; "current events"; "the current topic"; "current negotiations"; "current psychoanalytic theories"; "the ship's current position"

topical

adjective current, popular, contemporary, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, newsworthy They discuss topical issues within a Christian framework.

topical

adjective
Of, constituting, or relating to a theme or themes:
Translations
آني الأهَمِيَّهمَوْضِعِيّ
aktuální
aktuel
ajankohtainen
aktualan
aktuális
mál dagsins, òaî sem er efst á baugi
時事的な
시사문제를 다룬
aktualen
aktuell
güncelgüncel aktüel
có tính thời sự

topical

[ˈtɒpɪkəl] ADJ
1. (= of current interest) → de interés actual, de actualidad
a highly topical questionun tema de gran actualidad
topical talkcharla f sobre cuestiones del día
2. (US) → local

topical

[ˈtɒpɪkəl] adjd'actualité
a topical issue → un sujet d'actualité

topical

adj
problem, speech, eventaktuell; he made a few topical remarks/allusionser ging kurz auf aktuelle Geschehnisse ein/spielte kurz auf aktuelle Geschehnisse an
(= according to subject) topical indexSachregister nt

topical

[ˈtɒpɪkl] adjd'attualità
a highly topical question → un argomento di grande attualità

topic

(ˈtopik) noun
something spoken or written about; a subject. They discussed the weather and other topics.
ˈtopical adjective
of interest at the present time.
ˈtopically adverb

topical

مَوْضِعِيّ aktuální aktuel aktuell επίκαιρος de actualidad ajankohtainen actuel aktualan attuale 時事的な 시사문제를 다룬 actueel dagsaktuell aktualny atual актуальный aktuell เกี่ยวกับเรื่องที่ได้รับความสนใจในขณะนั้น güncel có tính thời sự 热门的

top·i·cal

a. tópico-a, rel. a un área localizada.

topical

adj tópico
References in classic literature ?
It was a modern society drama, full of all the most up-to-date fashionable jargon and topical illusions.
What follows is a topical allusion to the rivalry at the time of writing between the regular men's theatrical companies and those of the boys.
There is no question that topical aminoglycosides have historically had a role to play in the treatment of external otitis, post-tympanostomy tube otorrhea secondary to an infection or tubal granuloma, and so-called safe chronic suppurative otitis media, with or without cholesteatoma.
I have also served as an expert witness for the defense in one of the few cases in the United States in which an otolaryngologist was accused of causing irreversible ototoxicity as a result of using a topical aminoglycoside.
OTC Bulletin Board: ADVR) a bio-pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has filed an amendment with the FDA to its existing IND to expand the use of its product, AVR118 to include topical and intralesional therapy.
Although a short course with a topical aminoglycoside is probably safe, what do we do if multiple courses are required?
5 Million Seed Financing Funds Development of a Topical Eye Drop and Preclinical Validation
Topical administration of medication has the advantage of direct placement of the medication, high concentrations of medication delivered to the site of infection, ease of administration, and a lack of systemic side effects.
Company Now Offers Complete Lineup of Topical Steroids to Meet Full Range of Potency Requirements
In one of the first studies of topical antibiotic drops in children with ventilation tubes, Baker and Chole found that there was a significantly lower rate of PTTO among treated patients (0% during the first 2 wk) than among the control group (almost 20%).
CollaGenex's professional dermatology sales force also markets Pandel(R), a prescription topical corticosteroid licensed from Altana, Inc.
Second, we can administer prophylaxis with topical and/or systemic antibiotics.