Engelsk ordbog

Tip: Firefox tilføjelsen gør det muligt at søge i ordbogen direkte fra browseren.

Engelsk tillægsord: endemic

1. endemic of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDiseases endemic to the tropics.
Endemic malaria.
Food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)endemical

Termer med lignende betydningenzootic

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ecdemic, epidemic

2. endemic native to or confined to a certain region

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe islands have a number of interesting endemic species.

Overordnet emneområdebionomics, ecology, environmental science

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)cosmopolitan, widely distributed

3. endemic originating where it is found

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, indigenous

Termer med lignende betydningnative

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)foreign, strange

Engelsk navneord: endemic

1. endemic (om tilstand) 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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)endemic disease

Mindre specifikke termerdisease

2. endemic (om plante) a plant that is native to a certain limited area

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is an endemic found only this island.

Mindre specifikke termerflora, plant, plant life

Baseret på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknik og design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. Dansk bearbejdning: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk