Part of speech:
Of or relating to a focus.
Of supreme importance; decisive; critical
Of or relating to a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages:
Extremely important or essential:
Constituting or being part of the nature or essence of something; inherent:
Having high social rank or influence; prominent:
Used or done on a living cell or tissue:
Controlling; essential; important
Measured from or referred to a pole:
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