from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various enteroviruses of the gastrointestinal tract associated with certain diseases, such as viral meningitis, mild respiratory infections, and severe diarrhea in newborns.
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- noun An
RNA virusof the Enterovirus genusof the Picornaviridae family, found in the gastrointestinal tract.
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- noun any of a group of viruses associated with various diseases including viral meningitis and mild respiratory disorders and diarrhea in newborn infants
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[e(nteric) c(ytopathogenic) h(uman) o(rphan) virus.]
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Shortened form of enteric cytopathic human orphan virus.
Within her first hours, she developed respiratory distress and was transferred to Children's Hospital, where physicians identified liver failure caused by echovirus.