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en·dem·ic / enˈdemik/ • adj. 1. (of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area: areas where malaria is endemic. ∎  denoting an area in which a particular disease is regularly found. 2. (of a plant or animal) native or restricted to a certain country or area: a marsupial endemic to northeastern Australia. • n. an endemic plant or animal. ∎  an endemic disease. DERIVATIVES: en·dem·i·cal·ly / -(ə)lē/ adv.

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1. Describing a plant or animal species that is restricted to one or a few localities in its distribution. Endemic species are usually confined to islands and are vulnerable to extinction.

2. Describing a disease or a pest that is always present in an area. For example, malaria is endemic in parts of Africa.

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endemic regularly found among a people or in a country. XVIII (as sb. pl. XVII). — F. endḗmique or modL. endēmicus, f. Gr. éndēmos, endḗmios pert. to a people, native, f. EN-2 + dêmos people; see -IC.

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endemic (en-dem-ik) adj. occurring frequently in a particular region or population: applied to diseases that are generally or constantly found among people in a particular area. Compare epidemic, pandemic.

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endemic See endemism.

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endemic See ENDEMISM.

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endemic See ENDEMISM.

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