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endemic

/ɛnˈdɛmɪk/
adjective
1.
present within a localized area or peculiar to persons in such an area
noun
2.
an endemic disease or plant
Derived Forms
endemically, adverb
endemism, endemicity, noun
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin endēmicus, from Greek endēmos native, from en-² + dēmos the people
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