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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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However, even in countries where malaria is endemic, the risk of transmission can be reduced by avoiding bodies of water and staying in mountainous regions.
"Dengue is endemic and prone to outbreaks in several U.S.
Endemic only to the Philippines, the Philippine Eagle-Owl (Bubo philippensis) is one of the largest species of owls in the world.
The catch of tawilis, the most endemic species, dropped by more than 80 percent.
'It is endemic to Jebel Akhdar, where it lives mainly at elevations between 500m and 2,200m - a true mountaineer.'
Other endemic species to appear in the show include threatened or endangered animals such as the green sea turtle and whale shark and the critically endangered Taiwanese humpback dolphin, according to Agi Chen, the show's director.
However, features of cases in non-highly endemic areas have not been systematically described; previous studies of non-outbreak-associated cases are limited to single-state retrospective reviews of existing surveillance data or medical chart data (8-10).
Firstly, a list of Istanbul's endemic plants is created according to "Flora of Turkey and East Aegean Islands" and related articles, books (5-9).
Desert rodents and some animals act as a reservoir in areas of endemic population.
In the papers read out at the inauguration session of the conference on Thursday, it was said that due to its unique geographic position in the confluence of three chains of mountains including Hindukush, Karakoram and Himalaya, the flora had a rich variety with a big chunk of them being endemic in nature.
The team visited 21 counties, including Turkana, West Pokot and Trans Nzoi which were endemic. They also visited 88 health facilities, 159 communities and 1691 individuals.
The key prevention strategy of the malaria control programmes in endemic areas is spraying of households with long acting residual insecticides (IRS) which target indoor feeding mosquitos.