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enterovirus

 [en´ter-o-vi″rus]
any member of a genus of picornaviruses, usually infecting the gastrointestinal tract and being discharged in the feces; included are the polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, enteroviruses, and others. adj., adj enterovi´ral.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

En·te·ro·vi·rus

(en'tĕr-ō-vī'rŭs),
A large and diverse group of viruses (family Picornaviridae) that includes poliovirus types 1 to 3, coxsackieviruses A and B, echoviruses, and the enteroviruses identified since 1969 and assigned type numbers. They are transient inhabitants of the alimentary canal and are stable at low pH.
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enterovirus

(ĕn′tə-rō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. enterovi·ruses
Any of 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.
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enterovirus

A genus of picornavirus comprised of more than 100 closely related viruses–eg, coxsackievirus, echoviruses, polioviruses and others, which cause gastroenteritis and viral encephalopathy. See Virus.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

En·te·ro·vi·rus

(en'tĕr-ō-vī-rŭs)
A large and diverse group of viruses that includes poliovirus types 1-3, coxsackievirus A and B, echoviruses, and those enteroviruses identified since 1969 that were assigned type numbers.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Enterovirus

Any of a group of viruses that primarily affect the gastrointestinal tract.
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