An example of endemic is a description for an area where HIV/AIDs flourishes.
Diseases endemic to the tropics.
Endemic diseases of the tropics.
Kangaroos are endemic to Australia.
The endemic religion of Easter Island arrived with the Polynesian settlers.
Malaria is endemic to the tropics.
Origin of endemic
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἐν (en, “in”) + δῆμος (dēmos, “people”). Possibly via ἔνδημος (endēmos, “among ones people, at home, native”) and/or French endémique.