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Medical Term:

ECHO virus


an enterovirus from a large group of unrelated viruses belonging to the Picornaviridae, isolated from humans; although many inapparent infections occur, certain serotypes are associated with fever and aseptic meningitis, and some appear to cause mild respiratory disease.

Synonym(s): echovirus, enteric cytopathogenic human orphan virus

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