Endemic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |enˈdemɪk|  American pronunciation of the word endemic
Brit.  |ɛnˈdɛmɪk|  British pronunciation of the word endemic

noun

- a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
- a plant that is native to a certain limited area

adjective

- originating where it is found(syn: autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, indigenous)

Examples

...the fish is not an endemic species of the lake, and it is rapidly devouring the native trout population...

Malaria is endemic in many hot countries.

Violent crime is now endemic in parts of Chicago.

it is an endemic found only this island

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