Synonyms for endemic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : en-dem-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈdɛm ɪk

Définition of endemic

Origin :
  • 1660s, from Greek endemos "native, dwelling in (a place), of or belonging to a people" (from en "in;" see en- (2) + demos "people, district;" see demotic) + -ic. From 1759 as an adjective. Endemical is attested from 1650s.
  • adj native
Example sentences :
  • Endemic: occurring normally where found: native, not introduced.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • These are the means resorted to in regions where brigandage is endemic.
  • Extract from : « The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) » by Hippolyte A. Taine
  • One species and its two subspecies are endemic to the Solomons.
  • Extract from : « Systematics of Megachiropteran Bats in the Solomon Islands » by Carleton J. Phillips
  • The first death from fever, or any other endemic, furnishes him with a pretext.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 403, May, 1849 » by Various
  • As was to be expected, scurvy occurred most often in Russia, where it is endemic.
  • Extract from : « Scurvy Past and Present » by Alfred Fabian Hess
  • The prevention of large-scale dislocations of endemic populations?
  • Extract from : « After the Rain » by Sam Vaknin
  • He also showed that the entozoon was the cause of the hmaturia known to be endemic at the Cape.
  • Extract from : « Parasites » by T. Spencer Cobbold
  • No country or climate is exempt, yet there is no locality in which it is endemic.
  • Extract from : « A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II » by Various
  • It sometimes occurs in Derbyshire, and is endemic in the Alps and several other mountainous districts.
  • Extract from : « Cooley's Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades..., Sixth Edition, Volume I » by Arnold Cooley
  • Such an epidemic in any country is a proof that the cholera is not endemic there.
  • Extract from : « A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I » by Various

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