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endemic

Pronunciation: /enˈdemɪk/

Translation of endemic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [disease/condition] endémico social unrest is endemic in these areas el malestar social es endémico en estas zonas
    Example sentences
    • Parasitic infections are endemic among this population.
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever is endemic in North, Central, and South America.
    • Poverty is endemic in the South and it is spreading to the North.

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