dys-

prefix

Definition of dys-

1 :abnormal
  • dysplasia
2 :difficult
  • dysphagia
— compare eu-
3 :impaired
  • dysfunction
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


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