[ hahy-poh-puh-ta-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ pə tæˈsi mi ə /
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of hypopotassemia
OTHER WORDS FROM hypopotassemiahy·po·po·tas·se·mic, adjective
Words nearby hypopotassemia
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Medical definitions for hypopotassemia
[ hī′pō-pə-tă-sē′mē-ə ]
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