"pertaining to the intestines," 1822, from Latinized form of Greek enterikos "intestinal," first used in this sense by Aristotle, from entera (plural; singular enteron) "intestines," from PIE *enter-, comparative of *en "in" (see inter-).
1. Adenoviruses are the only enteric viruses that contain a DNA core.
2. Enteric anastomoses may disrupt and produce a fistula and peritonitis.
3. There is, however, a wide variation in the resistance of enteric viruses to chlorine.
4. Enteric viruses are able to enter in the body via the oral route.
5. Furthermore, there are far more healthy carriers of enteric pathogens than frank clinical cases.