Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun endemic

2 senses of endemic

Sense 1
endemic, endemic disease -- (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)
       => disease -- (an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning)

Sense 2
endemic -- (a plant that is native to a certain limited area; "it is an endemic found only this island")
       => plant, flora, plant life -- ((botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion)

Antonyms of adj endemic

3 senses of endemic

Sense 1
endemic (vs. epidemic) (vs. ecdemic), endemical -- (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")

epidemic (vs. endemic) (vs. ecdemic) -- ((especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously; "an epidemic outbreak of influenza")
        => epiphytotic -- ((of plants) epidemic among plants of a single kind especially over a wide area; "an epiphytotic blight of potatoes"; "epiphytotic conditions associated with a single-plant agriculture")
        => epizootic -- ((of animals) epidemic among animals of a single kind within a particular region; "an epizootic disease")
        => pandemic -- (epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria")
        => pestilent, pestilential, pestiferous, plaguey -- (likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease; "a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift; "plaguey fevers")
ecdemic (vs. endemic) (vs. epidemic) -- (of or relating to a disease that originates outside the locality in which it occurs)

Sense 2
endemic (vs. cosmopolitan) -- (native to or confined to a certain region; "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species")

cosmopolitan (vs. endemic), widely distributed -- (growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution")

Sense 3
autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA native) -> foreign, strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")

Similarity of adj endemic

3 senses of endemic

Sense 1
endemic (vs. epidemic) (vs. ecdemic), endemical -- (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")
       => enzootic -- (of a disease that is constantly present in an animal community but only occurs in a small number of cases)

Sense 2
endemic (vs. cosmopolitan) -- (native to or confined to a certain region; "the islands have a number of interesting endemic species")

Sense 3
autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous -- (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")
       => native (vs. foreign) -- (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad")

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