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Definitions of endemic:
  • noun:   a plant that is native to a certain limited area
    Example: "It is an endemic found only this island"
  • noun:   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
  • adjective:   of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality
    Example: "Diseases endemic to the tropics"
  • adjective:   native to or confined to a certain region
    Example: "The islands have a number of interesting endemic species"
  • adjective:   originating where it is found
    Example: "Endemic folkways"

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