topical - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈtɒpɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    relating to a subject that is of particular interest at the present time

    Genetic engineering is a highly topical issue at the moment.

  2. 2
    medical relating to or used on a part of the body

    a topical ointment/cream

derived word

topicality

 

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/ˌtɒpɪˈkæləti/
noun [uncountable]