hypo-

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See also: hypo and hypo.

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hypo-

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Etymology[edit]

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

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hypo-

  1. (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.
  2. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.
  3. (chemistry) A name for oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.
    2008: Chlorites(I) are the salts of hypochlorous acid. Common examples include sodium hypochlorite (chlorine bleach or bleaching agent) and calcium hypochlorite (bleaching powder). - hypochlorite
    2008: Hypobromous acid is a weak, unstable acid with chemical formula HBrO. - Hypobromous acid
    hyposulfurous acid

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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  • (Anatomical sense): sub- (Latinate)
  • (Medical sense): sub- (Latinate)
  • (Chemical sense):

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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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