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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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109) In an endemically corrupt setting, the investigators found that 71 percent of those issued driving licenses did not even take a driving examination, and that 62 percent of those given licenses could not drive.
Carter's whole sordid history might seem like the work of an insane outlier, too much even for the endemically racist climate of mid-twentieth century Alabama.
1) Taenia solium,a tapeworm, causes disease endemically in Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, and Africa.
In tight economies plagued by an endemically corrupt political culture and fiscal manipulation, this form of taxation becomes regressive and a precursor to hyperinflation.
Endemically reluctant to spend money, the authorities at Kings Norton - the Poor Law guardians - spent a generation trying to squeeze more and more patients into the old workhouse, and resist the increasingly vociferous calls by the Poor Law inspector to abandon it and build afresh elsewhere.
Scientific research often was more interdisciplinary, more endemically focused, and took longer to complete (recall the days of pen-and-ink drafting and typewriters).
It occurs endemically in Asia and sporadically in the West.
The organization would not be happy to apply Article 5 of the NATO Charter, which would oblige its members to fight for Israel if it were attacked by any of its many potential enemies in a region that is endemically dangerous.
VL affects more than 1,00,000 persons every year in India and occurs epidemically and endemically in well-defined areas in the eastern parts of the country, mainly Bihar, West Bengal, the eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh, Assam and the foothills of Sikkim (1).
Turkey is one of the countries where CCHF has occurred endemically in the spring and summer seasons of the past six years.
uk Professional Assistance for Development Action (PRADAN) Developing Farm-based Livelihoods in Endemically Poor Regions of India: US$9.
Sworn personnel must acknowledge that the act of protecting and serving their communities is endemically spiritual.