hypo-

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See also: hypo and hypo.

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑπο- (hupo-), combining form of ὑπό (hupó, under).

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hypo-

  1. hypo-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑπο- (hupo-), combining form of ὑπό (hupó, under). Doublet of sub-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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hypo-

  1. (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.
    Synonym: sub- (Latinate)
  2. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.
    Synonym: sub- (Latinate)
    Antonym: hyper-
  3. (chemistry) Designating oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.
    Antonym: per-

Usage notes[edit]

  • (chemistry): The use of this prefix is discouraged by IUPAC because the meaning is not consistent across different elements.

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Translations[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑπο- (hupo-), combining form of ὑπό (hupó, under). Compare sub-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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hypo-

  1. hypo-

French[edit]

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hypo-

  1. hypo-

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German[edit]

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hypo-

  1. hypo-

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