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hyp-

  1. variant of hypo- before a vowel: hypalgesia.
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British Dictionary definitions for hyp-

hyp-

prefix
  1. a variant of hypo- hypabyssal
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hyp- in Medicine

hyp-

pref.
  1. Variant ofhypo-
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hyp- in Science

hypo-

  1. A prefix that means “beneath“ or “below,” as in hypodermic, below the skin. It also means “less than normal,” especially in medical terms like hypoglycemia. In the names of chemical compounds, it means “at the lowest state of oxidation,” as in sodium hypochlorite.
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