Synonyms of endemic


1. endemic, endemic disease, disease

usage: 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

2. endemic, plant, flora, plant life

usage: a plant that is native to a certain limited area; "it is an endemic found only this island"


1. endemic (vs. epidemic) (vs. ecdemic), endemical, enzootic

usage: 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"

2. endemic (vs. cosmopolitan)

usage: native to or confined to a certain region; "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species"

3. autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous, native (vs. foreign)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of endemic (Dictionary)