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word element [L.], under; less than.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Beneath, less than the normal or typical, inferior. Compare: hypo-.
[L. sub, under]
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Prefix denoting beneath, less than the normal or typical, inferior.
Compare: hypo-
[L. sub, under]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Prefix denoting under, less.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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prefix denoting below.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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Prefix used in words formed from L. roots, denoting beneath, less than the normal or typical, inferior.
[L. sub, under]
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