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noun hy·po \ˈhī-(ˌ)pō\

Definition of hypo

plural

hypos

1709

First Known Use of hypo

1709


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noun hy·po

Definition of hypo

plural

hypos

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

Origin and Etymology 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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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
variants: or

hyp-

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

Origin and Etymology of hypo-

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


HYPO Defined for English Language Learners


hypo-

prefix hy·po

Definition of hypo- for English Language Learners

  • : under : beneath : down

  • : less than normal or normally


Medical Dictionary

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noun hy·po \ˈhī-(ˌ)pō\

Medical Definition of hypo

plural

hypos


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noun hy·po

Medical Definition of hypo

plural

hypos


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noun hy·po

Medical Definition of hypo

plural

hypos


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