Endemic. Adjective. (Of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area. (Of a plant or animal) native or restricted to a certain place

Words to Know: Endemic

Endemic. Adjective. (Of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area. (Of a plant or animal) native or restricted to a certain place

This is a great one to know because you often hear it on the news but many people aren’t quite sure what it means. Simplified, it basically denotes a location, be it geographic or demographic. For other uses, pronunciation clip and sample usage visit the Oxford Dictionary online.

 

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