Definition of endemism in English:

endemism

noun

mass noun
  • 1The degree to which the plants and animals of a particular area are both native and restricted to it.

    ‘extreme endemism makes them exceptionally vulnerable to changes in their habitat’
    1. 1.1The state or quality of being native and restricted to a certain area.
      ‘Madagascar has a high level of grass endemism’

Pronunciation

endemism

/ˈɛndɪmɪz(ə)m/