noun Etymology: enteric cytopathogenic human orphan + virus Date: 1955 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

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Echovirus — Echovirus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Echovirus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Echovirus Clasificación de los virus Grupo: IV (Virus ARN monocatenario positivo) F …   Wikipedia Español

  • échovirus — ● échovirus nom masculin (de l anglais enteric cytopathic human orphan, et virus) Virus du groupe des entérovirus, agent chez l homme de méningites, d infections respiratoires ou intestinales, d éruptions cutanées ou de fièvres isolées …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • echovirus — also ECHO virus, 1955, acronym for enteric cytopathogenic human orphan; orphan because when discovered they were not known to cause any disease …   Etymology dictionary

  • echovirus — [ek′ō vī΄rəs] n. any of a group of enteroviruses that includes viruses which cause mild forms of meningitis, gastroenteritis, etc., and others which appear to be asymptomatic …   English World dictionary

  • Echovirus — Taxobox name = Echovirus virus group = iv familia = Picornaviridae genus = Enterovirus species = Human enterovirus B subdivision ranks = Subtype subdivision = Echovirus An echovirus is a type of RNA virus that belongs to the genus Enterovirus of… …   Wikipedia

  • Echovirus — Echovirus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • echovirus — /ek oh vuy reuhs/, n., pl. echoviruses. any of numerous retroviruses of the picornavirus group, some harmless and others associated with various human disorders, as aseptic meningitis. Also, echo virus, ECHO virus. [1950 55; echo (acronym from… …   Universalium

  • echovirus — noun An RNA virus of the Enterovirus genus of the Picornaviridae family, found in the gastrointestinal tract …   Wiktionary

  • Echovirus — A group of viruses found in the gastrointestinal tract. The echo part of the name stands for enteric cytopathic human orphan viruses. Orphan implied that they were viruses not associated with any disease. However, it is now known that echoviruses …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”