enterovirus

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(ent″ĕ-rō-vī′rŭs )

[entero- + virus]
Any of a group of viruses that originally included poliovirus, coxsackievirus, and ECHO virus, which infect the human gastrointestinal tract. Enteroviruses are now classed as a genus of picornaviruses.
SEE: picornavirus

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