Usually applied to a disease which is present in an area at all times. Endemic is really a medical term and the veterinary term is Enzootic.
(Learning Modules / Geography / Geography of health) The permanent presence of a disease (usually an infection) within a population.
Refers to an organism restricted to a particular area, that is constantly present in low numbers in a population.
Restricted in distribution to a particular habitat or otherwise circumscribed geographic region. Endemic to Africa's Lake Tanganyika, Cyphotilapia frontosa, for example, is found nowhere else in the world.
confined and native to a certain region (Ricklefs 1979:869).Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22030
epidemicÂ Found on http://www.graduateshotline.com/list.html
restricted to a particular region, for example endemic to Australia Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
describes a taxon restricted to and native to a particular area.
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Plants which are of a certain geographic area and generally are confined to that place.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20077
Of a disease: Native to a particular place. Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_E.htm
a distribution restricted to a specific area or region. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20126
Native to a specific geographic area.Found on http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/sea/swces/products/glossary.htm
- (of disease or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality 2. [adj] - (ecology) native to or confined to a certain region 3. [n] - 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 locat...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=endemic
Restricted to a particular region.
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describes a disease that is always present in a certain population of people Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=E
Confined to a limited geographic or ecologic niche.
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A disease that is always present in a particular locality.
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Endemic: Present in a community at all times but in relatively low frequency. Something that is endemic is typically restricted or peculiar to a locality or region. For example, malaria is endemic in some areas of Africa. And traffic in illicit drugs is endemic in some neighborhoods. By contrast, there are the related terms 'epidemic' and 'pandemic...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3234
Restricted to a specified region or locality. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20945
Having their habitat in a specified district or area, or the presence of a disease at relatively low levels, all the time. Found on http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/Townsend/Glossary/GlossaryE.html
En·dem'ic noun (Medicine)
An endemic disease. « Fear, which is an endemic
latent in every human heart, sometimes rises into an epidemic.» J. B. Heard. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/37
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
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Present or usually prevalent in a population or geographical area at all times, said of a disease or agent. ... Synonym: endemial. ... Compare: epidemic. ... Origin: Gr. Endemos = dwelling in a place ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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...Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=endemic
(en-dem´ik) present or usually prevalent in a population or geographical area at all times, in contrast to epidemic; said of a disease or infectious agent.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
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