echovirus

noun
echo·​vi·​rus | \ˈe-kō-ˌvī-rəs \

Definition of echovirus 

: any of numerous serotypes of an enterovirus (species Human enterovirus B) found in the gastrointestinal tract that cause cytopathic changes in cells in tissue culture and are sometimes associated with respiratory ailments and meningitis

First Known Use of echovirus

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for echovirus

enteric cytopathogenic human orphan + virus

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echovirus

noun
echo·​vi·​rus | \ˈek-ō-ˌvī-rəs \

Medical Definition of echovirus 

: any of numerous serotypes of a picornavirus of the genus Enterovirus (species Human enterovirus B) that are closely related to the Coxsackieviruses, are found in the gastrointestinal tract, cause cytopathic changes in cells in tissue culture, and are sometimes associated with respiratory ailments and meningitis

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