What is the opposite of extraneous?

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Adjective
Opposite of irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with
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Opposite of of external origin
Adjective
Opposite of not needed or necessary
“They felt it was necessary to expurgate his letters before publishing them.”
Adjective
Opposite of coming from the outside
“The country's internal conflict bears some resemblance to other episodes in its history.”
Adjective
Opposite of not belonging to or characteristic of
“Despite Ola's eccentricities, it was characteristic of a man who combined brilliant intellect with a strong capacity for rationalization.”
Adjective
Opposite of too small or unimportant to be worth consideration
“A blood test will show a significant reduction in the hemoglobin content of the red blood cells and an increase in the size of the cells.”
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