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