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entero-

1.
a combining form meaning “intestine,” used in the formation of compound words:
enterology.
Also, especially before a vowel, enter-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of énteron intestine
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British Dictionary definitions for entero

entero-

combining form
1.
indicating an intestine: enterovirus, enteritis
Word Origin
from New Latin, from Greek enteron intestine
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entero-

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

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entero in Medicine

entero- or enter-
pref.
Intestine: enteritis.

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