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n. pl. en·ter·o·vi·rus·es
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.


n, pl -viruses
(Microbiology) any of a group of viruses that occur in and cause diseases of the gastrointestinal tract


(ˌɛn tə roʊˈvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any of several picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, including poliovirus, that infect the human gastrointestinal tract and cause diseases of the nervous system.
en`ter•o•vi′ral, adj.
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Noun1.enterovirus - any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)
picornavirus - a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
poliovirus - the virus causing poliomyelitis
hepatitis A virus - the virus causing hepatitis A
Coxsackie virus, coxsackievirus - enterovirus causing a disease resembling poliomyelitis but without paralysis
echovirus - any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants


n. enterovirus, grupo de virus que infecta el tubo digestivo y que puede ocasionar enfermedades respiratorias y trastornos neurológicos.
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They cover enteroviruses future, Enterovirus receptors and entry, hijacking host functions for translation and RNA replication by enteroviruses, the omics of rhinoviruses, viral population dynamics and sequence space, Enterovirus control of cytoplasmic RNA granules, the autophagic pathway and Enterovirus infection, and the lipid blueprints of replicating viral genomes.
All enteroviruses are transmitted through the fecal-oral route, respiratory droplets and direct contact, the agency said, adding that the most effective ways to ward off enteroviruses are to practice good hand hygiene and cough etiquette, avoid visiting crowded public places, and rest at home when sick.
We followed up by taking monthly samples from the patients whose samples were found positive for enteroviruses until 2 consecutive samples became negative for enteroviruses.
The study discovered that a virus group called enteroviruses played a part in causing the illness.
ENTEROVIRUS D68 (EV-D68) is one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses and is relatively common in the community.
It is usually caused by enteroviruses (EVs) such as Coxsackie virus and EV71.
It seems reasonable to hypothesize that EV-D68 is a more virulent pulmonary pathogen to those with preexisting atopic disease than other rhinoviruses and enteroviruses," Dr.
INTRODUCTION: Hand-Foot-Mouth disease of coxsackie a virus and Enteroviruses.
3 and the second week of September for rhinovirus, which is in the same family as enteroviruses, and the cause of the common cold.