Echovirus meaning

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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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Any of a group of enteroviruses that includes viruses which cause mild forms of meningitis, gastroenteritis, etc., and others which appear to be asymptomatic.
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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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A type of RNA virus of the Enterovirus genus of the Picornaviridae family, found in the human gastrointestinal tract.
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Origin of echovirus

  • e(nteric) c(ytopathogenic) h(uman) o(rphan) virus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortened form of enteric cytopathic human orphan virus.

    From Wiktionary