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hypo

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noun hy·po \ˈhī-(ˌ)pō\

Definition of hypo

plural hypos



1711

First Known Use of hypo

1711


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hypo

noun hy·po

Definition of hypo

plural hypos

  1. :  sodium thiosulfate; also :  a solution of sodium thiosulfate



Origin of hypo

short for hyposulfite thiosulfate


First Known Use: 1855

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hypo

noun hy·po

Definition of hypo

plural hypos



1925

First Known Use of hypo

1925


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hypo

verb hy·po

Definition of hypo

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  stimulate <do everything possible to hypo the economy — Clem Morgello>



1942

First Known Use of hypo

1942


hypo-

prefix hy·po

Simple Definition of hypo-

  • : under : beneath : down

  • : less than normal or normally

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hypo-

  1. 1 :  under :  beneath :  down <hypoblast> <hypodermic>

  2. 2 :  less than normal or normally <hypesthesia> <hypotension>

  3. 3 :  in a lower state of oxidation :  in a low and usually the lowest position in a series of compounds <hypochlorous acid> <hypoxanthine>

Variants of hypo-

or hyp-

Origin of hypo-

Late Latin hypo-, hyp-, from Greek, from hypo — more at up


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "hypo"


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