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Medical Term:

enteric orphan viruses


Definition: enteroviruses isolated from humans and other animals, “orphan” implying lack of known association with disease when isolated; many viruses of this group are now known to be pathogenic; they include ECBO, ECHO, and ECSO viruses.

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