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    Meaning of this phrase

    Hi teachers,
    I have been scratching my head to understand what the following phrase means:

    "the patients are predominantly indigenous"

    Does that mean the patients are pretty much alive? I looked up the words predominantly and indigenous, and I cannot understand what the phrase meant

    Any help would be appreciated

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    Re: Meaning of this phrase

    It means that most of the patients come from families that have lived in the area for many generations.

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    Re: Meaning of this phrase

    Arha, mykwyner, thank you very much for the explanation, much appreciated.

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    Re: Meaning of this phrase

    You are very welcome.

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