Echovirus Definition

ĕkō-vīrəs
echoviruses
noun
Any of a group of enteroviruses that includes viruses which cause mild forms of meningitis, gastroenteritis, etc., and others which appear to be asymptomatic.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Echovirus

Noun

Singular:
echovirus
Plural:
echoviruses

Origin of Echovirus

  • Shortened form of enteric cytopathic human orphan virus.

    From Wiktionary

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

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

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