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English → English (WordNet) Definition: endemical endemical adj : of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality; “diseases endemic to the tropics”; “endemic malaria”; “food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world” [syn: endemic] [ant: epidemic, ecdemic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Endemical Endemic \En*de"mic\, Endemical \En*de"mic*al\, a. [Gr. ?, ?; ? + ? the people: cf. F. end['e]mique.] (Med.) 1. Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease. [1913 Webster] Note: An endemic disease is one which is constantly present to a greater or less degree in any place, as distinguished from an epidemic disease, which prevails widely at some one time, or periodically, and from a sporadic disease, of which a few instances occur now and then. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging or native to a particular people or country; native as distinguished from introduced or naturalized; hence, regularly or ordinarily occurring in a given region; local; as, a plant endemic in Australia; -- often distinguished from exotic. The traditions of folklore . . . form a kind of endemic symbolism. --F. W. H. Myers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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