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endemic

an endemic disease or plant

endemic

[en′dem·ik]
(medicine)
Peculiar to a certain region, specifically referring to a disease which occurs more or less constantly in any locality.
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The criteria used to evaluate the country included Guinea Worm endemicity, surveillance, investigation of recent disease rumours, cross-border considerations with endemic or formerly endemic countries and unsafe drinking water.
Individuals are therefore advised to take personal protection methods when visiting malaria endemic areas within and outside South Africa.
At least 182 species of plants, 46 of which are endemic, are found in the province.
In contrast, the coral reefs of Socotra are diverse, with many endemic species.
During 1998-2011, among all coccidioidomycosis cases reported to CDC from 28 states and the District of Columbia, 97% were from Arizona and California, 1% from states where coccidioidomycosis is uncommon, and <1% from states where it is not endemic (4).
capsulatum might exist in Idaho and Montana, a geographic area farther west than areas where the fungus is known to be endemic.
While a compilation of the endemic birds of the region is still underway, a number of rarities
bancrofti endemic region (2) and 20 arthritis patients from filarial non-endemic region attending the clinic for treatment were enrolled in this study.
All total they identified 114 seed plant species as endemic to the archipelago, ft is noteworthy, that this figure refers to those species for which these authors were certain of their status as Bahamian endemics.
Migratory phenomena, secondary to economic reasons, recreation, or internal conflict, cause endemic diseases like dengue to be imported to regions with no documented vector transmission, and are therefore a non-negligible contributing factor for morbidity.
Road traffic from endemic areas in and around SA is the source of most of the malaria-bearing mosquitoes.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev signed the resolution of the Defense Council concerning implementation of the counter-corruption policy and eradication of causes of political and endemic corruption in government agencies, reported the president's press service.