Meaning of enterovirus

en•ter•o•vi•rus

Pronunciation: (en"tu-rō-vī'rus), [key]
— pl. -rus•es.
  1. any of several picornaviruses of the genus Enterovirus, including poliovirus, that infect the human gastrointestinal tract and cause diseases of the nervous system.
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