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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Endemic  \En*de"mic\,  Endemical  \En*de"mic*al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?,  ?;  ?  + 
  ?  the  people:  cf  F.  end['e]mique.]  (Med.) 
  Peculiar  to  a  district  or  particular  locality,  or  class  of 
  persons;  as  an  endemic  disease. 
  Note:  An  endemic  disease  is  one  which  is  constantly  present 
  to  a  greater  or  less  degree  in  any  place  as 
  distinguished  from  an  epidemic  disease,  which  prevails 
  widely  at  some  one  time,  or  periodically,  and  from  a 
  sporadic  disease,  of  which  a  few  instances  occur  now 
  and  then.