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dys-

prefix

Definition of dys-

  1. 1 :  abnormal <dysplasia>

  2. 2 :  difficult <dysphagia> — compare eu-

  3. 3 :  impaired <dysfunction>

  4. 4 :  bad <dyslogistic> — compare eu-



Origin of dys-

Latin dys-, from Greek; akin to Old English tō-, te- apart, Sanskrit dus- bad, difficult


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