enterovirus definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a subgroup of picornaviruses, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses, that infect the intestinal region and often spread to many other body parts, especially the nervous system.
    • any one of numerous viruses, of the genus Enterovirus, that infect the gastrointestinal tract.
    • any one of a small grouping of picornaviruses that infect the intestinal area and certainly will spread with other places (especially the neurological system)
    • Any of a subgroup of picornaviruses, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses, that infect the intestinal tract and often spread to other parts of the body, particularly the nervous system.
    • some of many viruses, of this genus Enterovirus, that infect the gastrointestinal system.
    • any of a team of picornaviruses that infect the intestinal tract and will distribute to other areas (especially the neurological system)
    • Any of a subgroup of picornaviruses, including polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, and echoviruses, that infect the intestinal system and frequently spread to many other areas of the body, especially the neurological system.
    • Any of many viruses, of the genus Enterovirus, that infect the intestinal area.
    • any of a group of picornaviruses that infect the gastrointestinal tract and can spread to other areas (especially the nervous system)

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