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Meaning of "endemism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENDEMISM

endemism  [ˈɛndəmɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENDEMISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Endemism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENDEMISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

endemism

Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. The extreme opposite of endemism is cosmopolitan distribution. Another term for a species that is endemic, is precinctive – which applies to species that are restricted to a defined geographical area.

Definition of endemism in the English dictionary

The definition of endemism in the dictionary is the fact of being confined to a specific area.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENDEMISM


academism
əˈkædəˌmɪzəm
alarmism
əˈlɑːmɪzəm
animism
ˈænɪˌmɪzəm
atomism
ˈætəˌmɪzəm
bedlamism
ˈbedləmɪzəm
conformism
kənˈfɔːmɪzəm
dynamism
ˈdaɪnəˌmɪzəm
economism
ɪˈkɒnəˌmɪzəm
euphemism
ˈjuːfɪˌmɪzəm
extremism
ɪkˈstriːmɪzəm
hoodlumism
ˈhuːdləmɪzəm
nonconformism
ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪzəm
optimism
ˈɒptɪˌmɪzəm
Pan-Islamism
pænˈɪzləmɪzəm
panspermism
pænˈspɜːmɪzəm
pessimism
ˈpɛsɪˌmɪzəm
photochromism
ˌfəʊtəʊˈkrəʊmɪzəm
reformism
rɪˈfɔːmɪzəm
Thomism
ˈtəʊmɪzəm
totemism
ˈtəʊtəˌmɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENDEMISM

endeavour
endeavourer
endeavourment
endecagon
endeictic
endeixis
endemic
endemical
endemically
endemicity
endemiology
endenizen
ender
Enderby Land
endergonic
endermatic
endermic
endermical
Enders
endexine

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENDEMISM

bathmism
Benthamism
chemism
cosmism
dysphemism
Humism
Islamism
legitimism
logical atomism
momism
Moslemism
Muslimism
nomism
opiumism
overoptimism
pancosmism
seismism
short-termism
thermochromism
transformism

Synonyms and antonyms of endemism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «endemism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENDEMISM

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Translator English - Chinese

特有
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

endemismo
570 millions of speakers

English

endemism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्थानिकता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوطن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эндемизма
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

endemismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

endemism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

endémisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Endemisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

endemism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

固有性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

풍토
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endemism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặc hữu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தனிச் சிறப்பைக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समाजसंक्रमण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

endemizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

endemismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

endemizm
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ендемізму
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

endemism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενδημισμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

endemisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

endemism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

endemism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of endemism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDEMISM»

The term «endemism» is regularly used and occupies the 58.681 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDEMISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about endemism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDEMISM»

Discover the use of endemism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to endemism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Endemism in Vascular Plants
Authors found large genetic variations that could no longer be interpreted as simple intraspecific genetic variations. In the light of modern genetic analyses it becomes clear that evaluating endemism is also a matter of the underlying species ...
Carsten Hobohm, 2013
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Practical Conservation Biology
2.4 Endemism A species or other taxon is regarded as endemic to an area if it occurs uniquely in that area. To consider a taxon as endemic without specifying a geographic range is meaningless. Because the ranges of taxa change over time,  ...
David Lindenmayer, Mark A. Burgman, 2005
3
Plant and Animal Endemism in California
ESTIMATING PLANT ENDEMISM Raven and Axelrod's (1978) figures for Californian endemism are comprehensive and remain widely cited. For the state, they enumerated 1,517 endemics (30%) out of 5,046 total species and 26 (3%) ...
Susan Patricia Harrison, 2013
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Conservation Biology: Foundations, Concepts, Applications
Pearson correlation coefficients of terrestrial vertebrate diversity measures. For richness and endemism, values reflect the correlation of that variable in the given class with a counterpart index of richness or endemism in the three other classes.
Fred Van Dyke, 2008
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Endemism of subterranean Diacyclops in Korea and Japan, with ...
This work explores for the first time comprehensively the diversity and endemism of subterranean copepod crustaceans from the genus Diacyclops in the Far East.
Tomislav Karanovic, Mark J. Grygier, Wonchoel Lee, 2013
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Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America: A Conservation ...
Endemism We collected endemism data in the same manner and from the same sources as richness data. As with richness, there is a wide disparity of endemism levels in ecoregions both within and among taxa. The values for native vascular ...
Taylor H. Ricketts, 1999
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Conserving Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Protected ...
Species Diversity and Endemism Estimates of the number of species and endemic species for Asian and South Pacific countries are shown in Figure 1. China and Indonesia are the most biologically diverse. Along with India and Malaysia ...
Susan M. Braatz, 1992
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Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying ...
BUILDING. BLOCKS. OF. BIOGEOGRAPHY. Endemic Areas and Areas of Endemism Endemism Definition of an Endemic Area Definition of an Area of Endemism Taxonomic Units and Taxa Taxonomic Areas and Biota Discovering Biotic ...
Lynne R. Parenti, Malte C. Ebach, 2009
9
Plant Diversity and Complexity Patterns: Local, Regional and ...
the endemism of the flora of Somalia at 20%, thus substantially more than our figure, which is for a somewhat larger area. The explanation for this could be that in the central portions of Kenya and Tanzania the elements of this flora are found  ...
Ib Friis, Henrik Balslev, Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab, 2005
10
Historical Biogeography: An Introduction
that allow the researcher to establish which scheme returns the best estimate of the areas of endemism for the set of species included in the analysis. These optimality criteria consider the number of species included in the areas of endemism, ...
Jorge CRISCI, Liliana Katinas, Paula Posadas, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDEMISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term endemism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Critical eye cast on species re-introduction
... responsibility do we have to the rest of the world to retain the myriad species that come with our comparatively enormous rate of endemism? «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
2
Day 186: Mount Cameroon
... and, even better, it's an area of high endemism. Two species of birds, the Mount Cameroon Francolin and the Cameroon Speirops, live only ... «Audubon Magazine Blog, Jul 15»
3
Jamaican Site on UNESCO''s World Heritage List
The region is also one of the most important areas of plant biodiversity in the Antilles, with a high rate of endemism of their species, particularly lichens, mosses ... «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
4
Origin and evolution of Petrocosmea (Gesneriaceae) inferred from …
... shifts are correlated with rapid lineage diversification in the flora of southern Africa that has exceptional species richness and endemism [30]. «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
5
Little About Bale Mountains National Park
The Bale Mountains are a land of endemism and a critically important area for a number of threatened Ethiopian endemics. Bale Mountains ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
6
The Causes Big and Small of the Sixth Mass Extinction
... more jungle must be burned, making it highly unsustainable—and in places that have some of the highest rates of biodiversity and endemism ... «Voices, Jun 15»
7
Fast, Cheap Calories May Make City Birds Fat and Sick
Its phenomenal biodiversity, entirely comparable in richness and endemism to Borneo or Brazil, is increasingly crowded out by a diverse, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
8
Patagonia Azul in Chubut becomes Biosphere reserve; holds 40 …
The high rate of endemism among the wildlife has led Conservation International to designate the eco-region an Endemic Bird Area (EBA). «MercoPress, Jun 15»
9
Seven new miniaturized frog species found in the Brazilian Atlantic …
Such high levels of endemism is caused by their adaptation to a specific kind of habitat - the cloud forests - which simultaneously prevents them ... «Phys.Org, Jun 15»
10
New bird uncovered in South American conflict region, researchers …
The mountain range of Serraniá de Perijá is known for its high endemism, or characteristic of possessing many species that are found nowhere ... «Mongabay.com, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Endemism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/endemism>. Jun 2019 ».
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