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endemic

 [en-dem´ik]
present or usually prevalent in a population or geographical area at all times, in contrast to epidemic; the term is used of a disease or agent.

en·dem·ic

(en-dem'ik),
Denoting a temporal pattern of disease occurrence in a population in which the disease occurs with predictable regularity with only relatively minor fluctations in its frequency over time. Compare: epidemic, sporadic.
Synonym(s): enzootic
[G. endēmos, native, fr. en, in, + dēmos, the people]

endemic

/en·dem·ic/ (en-dem´ik) present or usually prevalent in a population at all times.

endemic

(ĕn-dĕm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Prevalent in or limited to a particular locality, region, or people: diseases endemic to the tropics.
2. Native to or limited to a certain region: endemic birds.
n.
An endemic plant or animal.

en·dem′i·cal·ly adv.
en·dem′ism n.

endemic

[endem′ik]
Etymology: Gk, endemos, native
(of a disease or microorganism) the expected or "normal" incidence indigenous to a geographic area or population. See also epidemic, pandemic.

endemic

adjective
(1) Referring to the usual prevalence of a given disease or infection in an area or group. Endemic conditions do not exhibit wide fluctuations over time in a defined place.
(2) For microparasites, such as measles, endemic refers to an infection that can persist in a population in the long term without reintroduction from outside.

endemic

adjective Referring to an infection or condition which doesn't widely fluctuate over time in a defined place, or which persists in a population without being reintroduced from outside

en·dem·ic

(en-dem'ik)
Present in a community or among a group of people; said of a disease prevailing continually in a region.
Compare: epidemic, sporadic
[G. endēmos, native, fr. en, in, + dēmos, the people]

endemic

Occurring continuously in a particular population. Literally, ‘among the people’. See also EPIDEMIC and PANDEMIC.

endemic

(of organisms or disease) having a distribution limited to a particular geographical area such as an island.

Endemic

Natural to or characteristic of a particular place, population, or climate. Threadworm infections are endemic in the tropics.

endemic

disease or pathology with regional, community or group prevalence

endemic,

n the occurrence of certain diseases as they relate to a population or geographic area.

en·dem·ic

(en-dem'ik)
Denoting a temporal pattern of disease occurrence in a population in which disease occurs with predictable regularity with only relatively minor fluctations.
[G. endēmos, native, fr. en, in, + dēmos, the people]

endemic,

adj peculiar to a specific location or region, or within a specific group of people.

endemic

present in a predictable, continuous pattern in an animal community at all times; said of a disease which is clustered in space but not in time. See also enzootic.

endemic erosive stomatitis
resembles bovine papular stomatitis. Recorded in Africa as spreading to and from cattle and humans.
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Among the 45 patients with travel to an area with endemic disease, 19 had recent travel, 20 had travel that was not recent or had a history of residence in an area with the disease, and six had travel timelines that could not be exactly established.
These limitations raise the possibility that the cases represent reactivation of latent disease or delayed clinical manifestations following a low-inoculum exposure years earlier in an area where the fungus is endemic (2,6).
Even the commonly spotted garden- variety Indian peafowl, Bank Myna, Indian grey hornbill are actually endemic and need to be appreciated, birders said.
It was established that lymphatic dwelling filarial parasite produces some extra lymphatic pathology in endemic population (1-2, 6).
The first encompasses those species that we considered endemic to the archipelago (Appendix 1); the second one records those species that were considered by Correll and Correll (1982) and/or Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong (2012) as Bahamian endemics but should now not be regarded as part of the endemic flora.
that examined rural tourism as a risk factor for the transmission of schistosomiasis in Brazil (11), the lack of knowledge about clinical characteristics of endemic infectious diseases in non-endemic areas, even in tropical countries, delays their diagnosis and treatment.
The Sinharaja rainforest is now a World Heritage Reserve and famous for a wide variety of plant and animal life that are endemic to Sri Lanka as well as a variety of shrubs and medicinal herbs.
So, in the present study, concentration of fluoride has been determined in drinking water and human serum of patients of fluorinated endemic area of Pakistan (Sham Ki Bhatiyan, Punjab).
In spite of the high proportion of nationally endemic and locally endemic species, the conservation of only a few Collembola has been given attention.
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A living example of evolution in isolation, these islands have evolved an exquisitely unique assemblage of endemic species.
A special questionnaire was designed which included general information about the patient's name, sex, age, residence, time of onset and diagnosis of leprosy, clinical type, method of detection, bacterial index, endemic situation of residence area, leprosy history in the family and village, etc.