Complete Definition of "endemic"

English

Adjective
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  1. Prevalent or peculiar to a particular area or region.

#: Kangaroos are endemic in Australia.
#: Malaria is endemic to the tropics.

Usage notes
An endemic disease is one which is constantly present in a given area, though usually at low levels, whereas an epidemic is widespread and has a high incidence. A sporadic disease occurs now and then at low levels.

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section
trans-top|prevalent to particular area
Dutch: endemisch
Finnish: kotoperäinen, endeeminen
French: endémique
German: endemisch
trans-mid
Spanish: endémico
Swedish: endemisk
Turkish: endemik
trans-bottom

Category:Biology

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