hypno-


a combining form meaning “sleep,” “hypnosis,” used in the formation of compound words: hypnotherapy.

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Also especially before a vowel, hypn-.

Origin of hypno-

<Greek hýpno(s) sleep; see Hypnos
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British Dictionary definitions for hypno-

hypno-

before a vowel hypn-


combining form

indicating sleephypnophobia
relating to hypnosishypnotherapy

Word Origin for hypno-

from Greek hupnos sleep
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Medical definitions for hypno-

hypno-

pref.

Sleep:hypnolepsy.
Hypnosis:hypnoanalysis.
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