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Definition of Endemic

  • Peculiar to a district or particular locality, or class of persons; as, an endemic disease.
  • 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.
  • An endemic disease.
  • a plant that is native to a certain limited area
  • 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
  • native to or confined to a certain region
  • of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality

How to use endemic in a sentence. Endemic pronunciation.

If I could show positively that the endemic species were more hairy in dry districts, then the case of the varieties becoming more hairy in dry ground would be a fact for me.
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I should like to know whether the case of Endemic bats in islands struck you; it has me especially; perhaps too strongly.
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The temporary occupation of mountain stations by migrating plants (which I think I have shown to be probable) renders time a much more important element in increasing the number and variety of the plants so dispersed than in the case of islands, where the flora soon acquires a fixed and endemic character, and where the number of species is necessarily limited.
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Brigandage appeared to be endemic in that locality.
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Long-term barriers to development include electricity shortages, inefficient government dominance of key sectors, endemic corruption, and high population growth.
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Lesser knew a family in which six out of seven were albinos, and in some tropical countries, such as Loango, Lower Guinea, it is said to be endemic.
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Gilibert and Merlet mention sexual excess; Marcellus Donatus gives fear; the Ephemerides speaks of baldness from fright; and Leo Africanus, in his description of Barbary, describes endemic baldness.
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Castelli alludes to endemic microcephaly among some of the peoples of Asia.
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Goiter is endemic in some countries, particularly in Switzerland and Austria, and appears particularly at the age of childhood or of puberty.
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Some communities in this country using water containing an excess of calcium salt show distinct evidences of endemic goiter.
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Speaking of the endemic cretins, Beaupre says: "I see a head of unusual form and size, a squat and bloated figure, a stupid look, bleared, hollow, and heavy eyes, thick, projecting eyelids, and a flat nose.
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In a most interesting lecture Brissaud shows the intimate relation between myxedema, endemic cretinism, sporadic cretinism, or myxedematous idiocy, and infantilism.
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Yaws may be defined as an endemic, specific, and contagious disease, characterized by raspberry-like nodules with or without constitutional disturbance.
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Furunculus orientalis, or its synonyms, Oriental boil, Aleppo boil, Delhi boil, Biskra button, etc., is a local disease occurring chiefly on the face and other uncovered spots, endemic in limited districts in hot climates, characterized by the formation of a papule, a nodule, and a scab, and beneath the last a sharply punched-out ulcer.
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It has been transported to other regions but is endemic in Africa.
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It had not appeared in the Canton district for forty years or more, though it was endemic in Yunnan.
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Asiatic cholera probably originated centuries ago in India, where it is now endemic and rages to such an extent as to destroy 750,000 inhabitants in the space of five years.
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South America was invaded for the first time in 1740, and since 1849 the disease has been endemic in Brazil.
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In the eighteenth century, however, people apparently thought that vast quantities of food and drink would combat the debilitating effects of the climate, and that, too, at a time when yellow fever was endemic.
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A contagious disease, endemic in Scotland, resembling the yaws.
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Examples of Endemic

Example #1
CHARLES DARWIN TO J.D. HOOKER.
Example #2
He quotes Senebier, 'Physiologie Vegetale,' as authority-I suppose the first authority, for mountain plants being hairy.
Example #3
With hearty thanks, ever yours, C. DARWIN.
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I will just run over a few points in your note, but do not trouble yourself to reply without you have something important to say... ...
Example #5
Breeding, chapter in "Origin" on.
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No doubt direct evidence of seeds being carried great distances through the air is wanted, but I am afraid can hardly be obtained.