Enterovirus



[en-tuh-roh-vahy-ruh s] /ˌɛn tə roʊˈvaɪ rəs/

noun, plural enteroviruses. Pathology.
1.
any of several picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, including poliovirus, that infect the human gastrointestinal tract and cause diseases of the nervous system.
/ˌɛntərəʊˈvaɪrəs/
noun (pl) -viruses
1.
any of a group of viruses that occur in and cause diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
n.

1957; see entero- + virus.

enterovirus en·ter·o·vi·rus (ěn’tə-rō-vī’rəs)
n.
A virus of the genus Enterovirus. Also called enteric virus.

Enterovirus n.
A genus of picornaviruses, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses, that infect the gastrointestinal tract and often spread to other areas of the body, especially the nervous system.
en’ter·o·vi’ral adj.
enterovirus
(ěn’tə-rō-vī’rəs)
Any of various viruses of the genus Enterovirus in the family Picornaviridae, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses. Enteroviruses affect the intestinal tract and also cause respiratory, neurologic and other infections.

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