The definition of endemic refers to a disease or something that is native to or commonly found within an area.(adjective)
An example of endemic is a description for an area where HIV/AIDs flourishes.
See endemic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr endémique < endémie, endemic disease < Gr endēmia, a dwelling in < endēmos, native < en-, in + dēmos, the people: see democracy
See endemic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Greek endēmos, native, endemic
Origin: : en-, in; see en-2
Origin: + dēmos, people; see dā- in Indo-European roots.
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