Noun(1) 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(2) a plant that is native to a certain limited area
Adjective(1) of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease(2) native to or confined to a certain region(3) originating where it is found
(1) Yet it is also a global hot spot of biodiversity, with scores of endemic species of amphibians, birds, mammals, plants, and reptiles.(2) And there is no doubt the endemic poverty in the country is a barrier to innovation.(3) The Nene (also called Hawaiian) goose is Hawaii's state bird and endemic to the islands.(4) Malaria should be the first consideration in a febrile traveler who has returned from an endemic area.(5) In endemic areas the World Bank and others widely promote routine regular mass treatment of children with anthelmintics(6) Because travellers to endemic areas are also at risk, healthcare providers should have an understanding of the spectrum of infection, how to diagnose it, and what the appropriate treatment is.(7) Parasitic infections are endemic among this population.(8) Diseases endemic in Europe, such as typhoid and influenza, became major causes of morbidity and death.(9) In highly endemic areas, at most 20 to 30 percent of deer ticks are infected with B. burgdorferi.(10) I can hardly describe the sense of anger and betrayal and sheer disillusionment now endemic in the staff.(11) Of course, it is not the only country to suffer from endemic corruption.(12) In patients from endemic areas, Lyme disease may be diagnosed on clinical grounds alone in the presence of erythema migrans.(13) Malaria was endemic and contributed considerably to the degree of anaemia observed.(14) About 221 plant species are endemic to this peninsular state.(15) However, many other species are endemic to the North and many more seasonal migrants depend on northern environments for a significant part of their life history.(16) Distributional patterns of the 78 most endemic genera are shown in Table 3.
2. endemic disease ::
Different Formsendemic, endemics
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