entero-


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms.

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]
References in periodicals archive ?
Antagonistic activity of probiotic lactobacilli and bifidobacteria against entero- and uropathogens.
No abnormalities were found on (i) multimodal evoked potentials (VEP, BAEP, upper and lower limb SEP and MEP), (ii) coagulation tests, (iii) neurovascular assessment (transoesophageal echocardiography, electrocardiography, extra- and intracranial neurovascular ultrasound, MR angiography), (iv) infectious assessment (PCR/antibody titres in serum and CSF against borrelia, listeria, treponema pallidum, toxoplasma; VCV, HSV-1, HSV-2, HIV, HAV, HBV, HCV, EBV, CMV, adeno-, entero-, echo, rubella-, mumps-, measles-virus) and (v) immunological tests (chest CT and ACE, ANA, rheuma factor, c-ANCA, p-ANCA, antibodies against double-stranded DNA, antibodies against the Sm antigen, antiphospholipid antibodies in serum).
ENTEROMERE any segment of the embryonic alimentary tract [Dorland's Medical Dictionary, Web 2 (under entero-, not defined)].