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 and Etymology of dys-

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


Medical Dictionary

dys-

prefix

Medical Definition of dys-

  1. 1:  abnormal <dyschromia>

  2. 2:  difficult <dyspnea>

  3. 3—compare eu- 1a:  impaired <dysfunction>


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