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hypo-

(hī'pō),
1. Prefix denoting deficient, below normal.
See also: hyp-. Compare: sub-.
2. chemistry denoting the lowest, or least rich in oxygen, of a series of chemical compounds.
[G. hypo, under]

hypo-, hyp-

prefix meaning "under, below, beneath, deficient," or, in chemistry, "lacking oxygen": hypochlorite, hypodermic, hypodontia.

hypo-

1. Prefix meaning deficient, below normal.
See also: hyp-
Compare: sub-
2. chemistry Denoting the lowest, or least rich in oxygen, of a series of chemical compounds.
[G. hypo, under]

hypo-

prefix denoting under.

hypo-

1. Prefix meaning deficient, below normal.
Compare: sub-
2. chemistry denoting the lowest, or least rich in oxygen, of a series of chemical compounds.
[G. hypo, under]

hypo-

word element. [Gr.] abnormally decreased, deficient, beneath, under.