enterovirus (en-ter-oh-vy-rŭs) n. any virus that enters the body through the gastrointestinal tract, multiplies there, and then (generally) invades the central nervous system. Enteroviruses include Coxsackie viruses and polioviruses.
More From encyclopedia.com
Enkephalin , enkephalin (en-kef-ă-lin) n. see encephalin. You Might Also Like , en-1 pref. repr. (O)F. en-, the form assumed by the L. prefix IN-1; before b and p and occas. before m it takes the form EM-1, but this was not estab… encephalography , en·ceph·a·log·ra·phy / enˌsefəˈlägrəfē/ • n. Med. any of various techniques for recording the structure or electrical activity of the brain. DERIVATI… ENTICE , en·tice / enˈtīs/ • v. [tr.] attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage: a show that should entice a new audience into the theater [tr.] the… Envelop , en·vel·op / enˈveləp/ • v. (-vel·oped , -vel·op·ing ) [tr.] wrap up, cover, or surround completely: a figure enveloped in a black cloak. ∎ make obscu… Heathen , heath·en / ˈhē[voicedth]ən/ • n. chiefly derog. a person who does not belong to a widely held religion (esp. one who is not a Christian, Jew, or Musl…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like