endemic ADJECTIVE 1) (of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area. 2) (of a plant or animal) native or restricted to a certain area.
DERIVATIVES endemicity noun endemism noun.
ORIGIN Greek endmios 'native' .

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  • endemism — ENDEMÍSM s.n. (biol.) Particularitate a unor specii biologice de a trăi pe o anumită arie geografică. ♦ Caracter endemic; endemicitate. – Din fr. endémisme, engl. endemism. Trimis de romac, 12.06.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  endemísm s. n. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Endemism — is the ecological state of being unique to a place. Endemic species are not naturally found elsewhere. The place must be a discrete geographical unit, such as an island, habitat type, nation, or other defined area or zone. For example, the Orange …   Wikipedia

  • endemism — endemism. См. эндемичность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • endemism — endemizmas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Atskirų rūšių ar kitų taksonominių vienetų paplitimas nedidelėje, aiškias ribas turinčioje teritorijoje. atitikmenys: angl. endemism vok. Endemismus, m rus. эндемизм, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • endemism — noun see endemic I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endemism — Confined in occurrence to a local region …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • endemism — See endemically. * * * …   Universalium

  • endemism — noun The state of being endemic …   Wiktionary

  • endemism — en·de·mism en də .miz əm n ENDEMICITY …   Medical dictionary

  • endemism — en·de·mism …   English syllables

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