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Synonyms for endemic
ɛnˈdɛm ɪken·dem·ic

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  1. endemicadjective

    Native to a particular area or culture; originating where it occurs.

    Kangaroos are endemic to Australia.


    introduced, alien

  2. endemicadjective

    (Especially of plants and animals.) Peculiar to a particular area or region; not found in other places.

    The endemic religion of Easter Island arrived with the Polynesian settlers.


  3. endemicadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  1. endemic, endemic diseasenoun

    a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location

    endemic disease

    pestiferous, pestilential, epizootic, ecdemic, cosmopolitan, widely distributed, epiphytotic, foreign, plaguey, pestilent, strange, epidemic, pandemic

  2. endemicadjective

    a plant that is native to a certain limited area

    "it is an endemic found only this island"

    endemic disease

    pestilent, pestilential, strange, epiphytotic, ecdemic, pandemic, widely distributed, plaguey, foreign, epizootic, pestiferous, epidemic, cosmopolitan

  3. endemic, endemicaladjective

    of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality

    "diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world"

    autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemical, indigenous

    pestilent, strange, epidemic, widely distributed, cosmopolitan, plaguey, epizootic, epiphytotic, pandemic, pestiferous, ecdemic, pestilential, foreign

  4. endemicadjective

    native to or confined to a certain region

    "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"

    autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemical, indigenous

    pestilential, pandemic, pestilent, widely distributed, epizootic, pestiferous, epiphytotic, ecdemic, foreign, cosmopolitan, strange, epidemic, plaguey

  5. autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenousadjective

    originating where it is found

    "the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"

    endemical, autochthonous, autochthonic, autochthonal, indigenous

    foreign, widely distributed, pandemic, epizootic, ecdemic, epiphytotic, pestilential, plaguey, strange, pestiferous, epidemic, pestilent, cosmopolitan

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. endemicadjective

    (Med.) of a particular district

  2. endemicnoun

    (Med.) endemical disease

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "endemic":

    rampant, endemicity, hiv-endemic, rife, widespread, pervasive

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  1. Scott Gottlieb:

    The fact that we could build a wall of immunity through vaccination, and not just mass-infecting the population, is going to be how we accelerate our way out of the pandemic into an endemic phase with this virus where we can hopefully keep it at bay.

  2. Scott Davison:

    If he survives the recall, we have very little doubt that we'll have a lot more quarantines and school closures again, it's pretty clear at this point that COVID is an endemic, seasonal virus. We fully anticipate that there will be a winter surge. I have very little doubt that if he remains governor, he's going to keep the kids in masks and keep the restrictions in place.

  3. Govind Bisht:

    These trees, such as oak, rhododendron and the kharsu (an endemic species), are primarily responsible for groundwater recharging, but they are fast vanishing, being cut, whether for timber or for so-called ‘developmental works’ such as roads or tourist resorts.

  4. Amesh Adalja:

    Those of us who know that this is going to be an endemic respiratory virus have been waiting to understand what the virus does in order to become more like its other family members that cause about 25 % of our common colds. So people are on the lookout for those changes. And maybe this is that -- maybe it's not.

  5. Tom Hayes:

    I could've done a million things to reduce the trail, the practice was tried and tested, it was so endemic within the bank (UBS), I just thought ... this can't be a big issue because everybody knows about it ... (it was) such an open secret.

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