entero-


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entero-

or enter-
pref.
Intestine: enteritis.

[New Latin, from Greek enteron, intestine; see en in Indo-European roots.]

entero-

or before a vowel

enter-

combining form
(Anatomy) indicating an intestine: enterovirus; enteritis.
[from New Latin, from Greek enteron intestine]

entero-

a combining form meaning “intestine”: enterocolitis.
[< Greek, comb. form of énteron intestine]