See also: hypo and hypo.

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PrefixEdit

hypo-

  1. hypo-

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

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 notesEdit

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

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TranslationsEdit

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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PrefixEdit

hypo-

  1. hypo-

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

hypo-

  1. hypo-

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

hypo-

  1. hypo-

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