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endemic disease

Definition of Endemic Disease

(noun) A disease that is consistently present in people in a specific location or class position.

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Cite the Definition of Endemic Disease

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “endemic disease.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

endemic disease. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “endemic disease.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“endemic disease.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/>.