n, adj [often pred 常作表语] (disease) that is regularly found in a particular country or area, or among a particular group of people 某国家、地区或某部分人中常见的（疾病）; 地方性的（病）
*Malaria is endemic in/to many hot countries. 疟疾是热带许多国家的地方病.
* (fig 比喻) the violence endemic in the city 该城中肆虐的暴力行为. Cf 参看 epidemic, pandemic.
1600-1700; Language: French;Origin:
endémique, from Greek
endemia 'living in a particular place'
an endemic disease or problem is always present in a particular place, or among a particular group of people
, pandemic pandemic Violent crime is now endemic in parts of Chicago.