Essential hypertension that runs a relatively long and symptomless course.
Hyper vs. HypoLet’s start from the top: Hyper- is a prefix that means excess or exaggeration, while hypo- is another prefix that means under or beneath. Both hyper and hypo are usually used as prefixes, which are elements or partial words added to the beginning of a base word to modify its meaning. Hyper is derived from the Greek word for over, and hypo is a Greek …
What Does “Wiki” Mean?WikiLeaks has been in the news lately because it released a document that encompasses over 91,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan. Wikileaks is a site that obtains and publishes sensitive material and is designed to protect whistle-blowers, journalists and activists. Wikipedia is another wiki word that has become ubiquitous. But where does the wiki in WikiLeaks and Wikipedia come from? Wiki was introduced into …
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