Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a combining form meaning “intestine,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
indicating an intestine: enterovirus, enteritis

before vowels enter-, word-forming element meaning “intestine,” from comb. form of Greek enteron “an intestine, piece of gut” (see enteric).

entero- or enter-
Intestine: enteritis.


Read Also:

  • Enteroanastomosis

    enteroanastomosis en·ter·o·a·nas·to·mo·sis (ěn’tə-rō-ə-nās’tə-mō’sĭs) n. See enteroenterostomy.

  • Enterobacteria

    [en-tuh-roh-bak-teer-ee-uh] /ˌɛn tə roʊ bækˈtɪər i ə/ plural noun, singular enterobacterium [en-tuh-roh-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌɛn tə roʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/ (Show IPA) 1. rod-shaped Gram-negative of the family Enterobacteriaceae, as those of the genera Escherichia, Salmonella, and Shigella, occurring normally or pathogenically in the intestines of humans and other animals, and the genus Erwinia, occurring in […]

  • En-shemesh

    fountain of the sun a spring which formed one of the landmarks on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin (Josh. 15:7; 18:17). It was between the “ascent of Adummim” and the spring of En-rogel, and hence was on the east of Jerusalem and of the Mount of Olives. It is the modern ‘Ain-Haud i.e., the […]

  • Ensheaths

    [en-sheeth ] /ɛnˈʃið/ verb (used with object), ensheathed, ensheathing. 1. to enclose in or as in a sheath; .

Disclaimer: Entero- definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.