a combining form meaning “intestine,” used in the formation of compound words: enterology.
- Also especially before a vowel, enter-.
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How to use entero- in a sentence
The "entero" prefix denotes the fact that many have been found to cause intestinal problems—often a 24-hour "stomach flu."
Qu falta me hace tu ayuda para ir a apoderarme25 del tesoro entero?Novelas Cortas | Pedro Antonio de Alarcn
De all procede el nombre jipijapa, o jipis, con que todos ellos son conocidos en el mundo entero.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader | Ernesto Nelson
The complication most frequent is pneumonia, and the next entero-colitis.
Senhor, a man must be mad to bring any horse to Galicia, but twice mad to bring an entero, as you have done.The Bible in Spain | George Borrow
My entero swallowed the water greedily; but as we returned towards the inn, I observed that he was sad, and that his head drooped.The Bible in Spain | George Borrow
British Dictionary definitions for entero-
indicating an intestine: enterovirus; enteritis
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