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non·es·sen·tial

 (nŏn′ĭ-sĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Having little or no importance; not essential.
2. Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but does not need to be included in the diet because of the body's ability to synthesize it from other nutrients: nonessential amino acid.

nonessential

(ˌnɒnɪˈsɛnʃəl)
adj
1. not essential; not necessary
2. (Biochemistry) biochem (of an amino acid in a particular organism) able to be synthesized from other substances
n
a nonessential person or thing

non•es•sen•tial

(ˌnɒn əˈsɛn ʃəl)

adj.
not essential; not necessary: During a drought, nonessential use of water is curtailed.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonessential - anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials"
thing - a separate and self-contained entity
adjunct - something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
Adj.1.nonessential - not of prime or central importance; "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA
inessential, unessential - not basic or fundamental

nonessential

adjective
Translations

nonessential

adjunnötig; workersnicht unbedingt nötig; servicesnicht lebenswichtig
n nonessentials
plnicht (lebens)notwendige Dinge pl

nonessential

[ˈnɒnɪˈsɛnʃl]
1. adjnon essenziale
2. nonessentials nplsuperfluo sg, cose fpl superflue
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Study co-author Adil Mardinoglu, systems biology researcher at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology, said the findings contribute to our understanding of how nonessential amino acids are synthesized to provide the body's cells with detoxifying agents and antioxidants, which help combat disease.
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