Definition of Endemic Disease
Examples of Endemic Disease
- Malaria is endemic to the peoples of Africa and Latin America.
- Deficiency diseases occur in areas stricken by poverty.
Endemic Disease Pronunciation
Syllabification: en·dem·ic dis·ease
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ɛnˈdɛmɪk dɪˈziz/
- British English – /ɛnˈdɛmɪk dɪˈziːz/
- Plural: endemic diseases
- Endemic diseases are of particular interest to sociologists due to structural factors affecting health.
- Medical Sociology Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “endemic” and “disease” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “endemic disease.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 15, 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 November 15, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“endemic disease.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 15 Nov. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/endemic-disease/>.